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Noun: relict  re-likt
  1. An organism or species surviving as a remnant of an otherwise extinct flora or fauna in an environment much changed from that in which it originated
  2. Geological feature that is a remnant of a pre-existing formation after other parts have disappeared
  3. [archaic] A woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
    - widow, widow woman

Derived forms: relicts

Type of: adult female, being, formation, geological formation, organism, woman

Encyclopedia: Relict