Definition of reinvestiture in US English:

reinvestiture

noun

  • The action or an act of reinvesting a person or thing, especially (a) the action of vesting property in another person or organization; (b) the action of re-endowing a person with an attribute or honour; a second investiture.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Philipot (c1589–1645), herald. From re- + investiture.