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ves·tige

 (vĕs′tĭj)
n.
1. A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more: a building that is the area's last vestige of its colonial era.
2. Biology A rudimentary or degenerate, usually nonfunctioning, structure that is the remnant of an organ or part that was fully developed or functioning in a preceding generation or an earlier stage of development.

[French, from Old French, from Latin vestīgium.]
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vestige

(ˈvɛstɪdʒ)
n
1. a small trace, mark, or amount; hint: a vestige of truth; no vestige of the meal.
2. (Biology) biology an organ or part of an organism that is a small nonfunctioning remnant of a functional organ in an ancestor
[C17: via French from Latin vestīgium track]
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ves•tige

(ˈvɛs tɪdʒ)

n.
1. a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence.
2. a very slight trace or amount of something: the last vestige of hope.
3. a degenerate or imperfectly developed biological structure that performed a useful function at an earlier stage in the development of the individual or evolution of the species.
[1535–45; < Middle French < Latin vestīgium footprint]
ves•tig•i•al (vɛˈstɪdʒ i əl, -ˈstɪdʒ əl) adj.
ves•tig′i•al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vestige - an indication that something has been presentvestige - an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
footprint - a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important; "the footprints of an earlier civilization"
indicant, indication - something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
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vestige

noun
1. remnant, remains, trace, relic, track, token, remainder, residue the last vestiges of a great and ancient kingdom
2. trace, sign, hint, scrap, evidence, indication, suspicion, glimmer She had lost every vestige of her puppy fat.
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vestige

noun
A mark or remnant that indicates the former presence of something:
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vestige

[ˈvestɪdʒ] N
1. (= trace) → vestigio m, rastro m
not a vestige of it remainsno queda rastro de ello, de ello no queda ni el menor vestigio
without a vestige of decencysin la menor decencia
if there is a vestige of doubtsi hay una sombra de duda
a vestige of truthun elemento or un tanto de verdad
2. (Bio) → rudimento m
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vestige

[ˈvɛstɪdʒ] nvestige mvest pocket n (US)poche f de gilet
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vestige

n
Spur f; the vestige of a moustache (Brit) or mustache (US) → der Anflug eines Schnurrbarts; there is not a vestige of truth in what he sayses ist kein Körnchen Wahrheit an dem, was er sagt
(Anat) → Rudiment nt
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vestige

[ˈvɛstɪdʒ] nvestigio
the last vestiges of → le ultime vestigia di
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ves·tige

n. vestigio, resto de una estructura que en una etapa previa de la especie o el embrión, tuvo un desarrollo completo.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Mandal, "A glimpse towards the vestigiality and fate of human vermiform appendixa histomorphometric study," Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol.
Vestigiality, like irreversibility, is at best a hypothesis to be tested against competing ones, rather than a rule of comparative anatomy.