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Remains, as of fossil organisms.
[Latin, remains; see relic.]
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(Palaeontology) archaic fossil remains of animals or plants
[C19: from Latin: remains]
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n. (used with a pl. v.)
remains, as those of fossil organisms.
[1825–35; < Latin; see relic]
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