relume

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verb re·lume \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlüm \

Definition of relume

relumed; reluming
transitive verb
archaic
:to light or light up again :rekindle

Origin and Etymology of relume

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


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