Origin of refectLate Middle English refecken from past participle of Classical Latin reficere: in later use, back-formation from refection
transitive verbre·fect·ed, re·fect·ing, re·fects Archaic
Origin of refectLatin reficere refect- to refresh re- re- facere to make ; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present refects, present participle refecting, simple past and past participle refected)
- (archaic) To refresh; restore after hunger or fatigue.