follow Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com's Word of the Year is...

refection

[ri-fek-shuh n] /rɪˈfɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
refreshment, especially with food or drink.
2.
a portion of food or drink; repast.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English refeccioun < Latin refectiōn- (stem of refectiō) restoration, equivalent to refect(us) (see refect) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
refective, adjective
refectorial
[ree-fek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌri fɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for refectorial

refection

/rɪˈfɛkʃən/
noun
1.
refreshment with food and drink
Word Origin
C14: from Latin refectiō a restoring, from reficere to remake, from re- + facere to make
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for refection

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for refectorial

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends