reformado

noun

ref·​or·​ma·​do
ˌrefə(r)ˈmä(ˌ)dō,
-mā(-
plural reformados or reformadoes
1
a
: an officer deprived of command by the reorganization or disbandment of his troops but retaining rank and receiving full or half pay
b
: a volunteer serving without a commission but with an officer's rank
2
obsolete : a reformed person
3
obsolete : a supporter of reform

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from reformado, past participle of reformar to reform, reorganize, from Latin reformare to reform

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“Reformado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reformado. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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