Definition of recompound in English:

recompound

verb

  • with object Originally: to mix (an ingredient or ingredients) again; to reconstitute. Later more widely: to compound or combine (something) again; to combine or put together (things previously separated).

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Peter Shaw (1694–1763), physician and author. From re- + compound. Compare earlier recompounded and slightly later recompounding.

Pronunciation

recompound

/ˌriːkəmˈpaʊnd/