Definition of retransmute in English:

retransmute

verb

  • To transmute (a person or thing) again or back to (also into) a new or former condition.

Pronunciation

retransmute

/ˌriːtranzˈmjuːt/ /ˌriːtrɑːnzˈmjuːt/ /ˌriːtransˈmjuːt/

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in James Howell (?1594–1666), historian and political writer. From re- + transmute.