redescribe

verb
re·​de·​scribe | \ ˌrē-di-ˈskrīb How to pronounce redescribe (audio) \
redescribed; redescribing; redescribes

Definition of redescribe

transitive verb

: to describe anew or again especially : to give a new and more complete description to (a biological taxon)

First Known Use of redescribe

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Redescribe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redescribe. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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