renest

verb re·nest \ (ˌ)rē-ˈnest \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of renest

renested; renesting
: to nest again; specifically : to build or settle in a new nest during a single breeding season
  • The adults live to nest again, as is often true when kites lose their young to natural predators, but the chance they'll renest in the same spot is minimized.
  • —Jim Parker

First Known Use of renest

1925

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