vestigium

[ ve-stij-ee-uh m ]
/ vɛˈstɪdʒ i əm /

noun, plural ves·tig·i·a [ve-stij-ee-uh] /vɛˈstɪdʒ i ə/. Anatomy.

a vestigial structure of any kind; vestige.

Origin of vestigium

First recorded in 1630–40, vestigium is from the Latin word vestīgium footprint, trace
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