Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A monk who demands or favors the reform of his order.
  • noun A military officer who, for some disgrace, is deprived of his command, but retains his rank and perhaps his pay; also, generally, an officer without a command.
  • Penitent; reformed; devoted to reformation.
  • Pertaining to or in the condition of a reformado; hence, inferior, degraded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A monk of a reformed order.
  • noun obsolete An officer who, in disgrace, is deprived of his command, but retains his rank, and sometimes his pay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A monk of a reformed order.
  • noun A disgraced officer who is deprived of command, but retains rank and sometimes pay.

Etymologies

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Spanish, from reformar, Latin reformare.

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