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Definition of "reliquiae" [‖Re•liq•ui•æ]

  • Remains, as of fossil organisms. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reliquiae" in a sentence
  • "Si vero, Crateva, inter caeteras herbarum radices, avaritiae radicem secare posses amaram, ut nullae reliquiae essent, probe scito, &c."
  • "Boris Zbarsky was one of the embalmers originally entrusted with the task of preserving the reliquiae of V."
  • "For Orpheus, see ‘Carminum orphicorum reliquiae’ in Christian August Lobeck, Aglaophamus, 2 vols."
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