reedify

verb
re·​ed·​i·​fy | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈe-də-ˌfī How to pronounce reedify (audio) \
reedified; reedifying

Definition of reedify

First Known Use of reedify

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reedify

Middle English reedifien, from Anglo-French reedifier, from Late Latin reaedificare, from Latin re- + aedificare to build — more at edify

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“Reedify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reedify. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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