relume

verb
re·​lume | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlüm How to pronounce relume (audio) \
relumed; reluming

Definition of relume

transitive verb

archaic
: to light or light up again : rekindle

First Known Use of relume

1604, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for relume

irregular from Late Latin reluminare, from Latin re- + luminare to light up — more at illuminate

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“Relume.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relume. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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