Definition of relume in English:


Syllabification: re·lume
Pronunciation: /rēˈlo͞om/

Entry from US English dictionary


[with object] literary
  • Relight or rekindle (a light, flame, etc.): Oceana stole from her place of concealment, and relumed the taper


early 17th century: from re- 'again' + illume, partly suggested by French rallumer.

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