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reliquiae

[ ri-lik-wee-ee ]

noun

, (used with a plural verb)
  1. remains, as those of fossil organisms.


reliquiae

/ rɪˈlɪkwɪˌiː /

plural noun

  1. archaic.
    fossil remains of animals or plants


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Word History and Origins

Origin of reliquiae1

From Latin, dating back to 1825–35; relic
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Word History and Origins

Origin of reliquiae1

C19: from Latin: remains
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Example Sentences

Quorum enim hi reliquiae sunt Æneadae in ferrum pro libertate ruebant.

Two volumes of his Reliquiae were printed in Paris in the same year.

This was completed in 1644, and appeared in 1651 along with the Reliquiae Wottonianae, a collection edited by Walton.

Friedlnder, Aristonici Περὶ Σημείων Ίλιάδος reliquiae ; Carnuth, Aristonici Περὶ Σημείων Όδυσσεἰας reliquiae .

George Marline's Reliquiae divi Andreae was published in 1797.

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