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Noun: fossil  fó-sul
  1. The remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
     
  2. Someone whose style is out of fashion
    - dodo, fogy, fogey
     
  3. Anything extremely old, extinct, or outdated
Adjective: fossil  fó-sul
  1. Characteristic of a fossil

Derived forms: fossils

Type of: golden ager, old person, oldster [N. Amer], remains, senior citizen

Encyclopedia: Fossil, Or