Definition of recredential in US English:

recredential

noun

historical
  • A recredential letter.

adjective

historical
  • Of a letter: sent by a government to its ambassador for presentation to the government of the country from which the ambassador is recalled, or given by the government of the country from which an ambassador has been recalled for presentation to the latter's government. Occasionally as postpositive.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From recredential<br>mid 17th century. From re- + credential. Compare later recreance, recredence.

Pronunciation

recredential

/riːkrɪˈdɛnʃl/