refreshment, especially with food or drink.
a portion of food or drink; repast.

1300–50; Middle English refeccioun < Latin refectiōn- (stem of refectiō) restoration, equivalent to refect(us) (see refect) + -iōn- -ion

refective, adjective
refectorial [ree-fek-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] , adjective Unabridged
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refection (rɪˈfɛkʃən)
refreshment with food and drink
[C14: from Latin refectiō a restoring, from reficere to remake, from re- + facere to make]

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Example sentences
Captured between two snow covered peaks on the mainland, the ship and its refection form the image of a butterfly.
On the day itself she remained in prayer and fasting till evening, and then took a small refection.
He took only one small refection in the day, which was usually after sun-set.
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