reinhabit

verb
re·​in·​hab·​it | \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈha-bət How to pronounce reinhabit (audio) \
reinhabited; reinhabiting

Definition of reinhabit

transitive verb

: to inhabit (something) again Deer and many species of birds reinhabited the area.— Phillip Johnson … asserted that 37,000 private homes and 49,000 apartments can be repaired and reinhabited.— Patrick E. Tyler

First Known Use of reinhabit

1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Reinhabit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinhabit. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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