refry

verb
re·​fry | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfrī How to pronounce refry (audio) \
refried\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈfrīd How to pronounce refry (audio) \; refrying

Definition of refry

transitive verb

: to fry (something) again : to cook (something) again in fat or oil mashed and refried the beans

First Known Use of refry

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Refry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refry. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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