relique

[rel-ik; French ruh-leek]
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noun, plural rel·iques [rel-iks; French ruh-leek] /ˈrɛl ɪks; French rəˈlik/. Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. religious order,
  2. religious right,
  3. religiously,
  4. relinquish,
  5. reliquary,
  6. reliquiae,
  7. relish,
  8. relive,
  9. relleno,
  10. rellies

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British Dictionary definitions for relique

relique

noun

an archaic spelling of relic
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Word Origin and History for relique

relique

n.

Frenchified spelling of relic (q.v.).

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