Definition of refect in US English:

refect

verb

  • 1with object To refresh (another, oneself), especially with food or drink; to restore from weariness or fatigue. Now rare (archaic and humorous in later use).

  • 2no object And with object. Of an animal (especially a rabbit or hare): to ingest (its own freshly passed and partially digested faeces) for redigestion.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Hary (c1440–c1492), poet. From classical Latin refect-, past participial stem of reficere to restore, repair, to renew, to revive, to refresh, in later use after refection. Compare earlier refect and also refete.

Pronunciation

refect

/rɪˈfɛkt/