Translation of vestigial in Spanish:
- 1.1 (marginally remaining) [formal] vestigial traces vestigios (masculine plural), rastros (masculine plural) he retains some vestigial authority todavía detenta ciertos vestigios de autoridadExample sentences1.2 [Biology/Biología] [wing/tail] rudimentario, vestigial
- This kind of argument, although true, overlooks the underlying cause of this kind of behavior - the primitive, vestigial, human survival instinct for tribalism.
- Perhaps this attitude stemmed from some vestigial Old World notions of hierarchy, division of labor, or even the unseemliness of the music that they produced.
- By Monday night, though, in his 48-hour-warning speech, the references to international law and the United Nations had become vestigial.
- The point is not that vestigial organs have no function whatsoever.
- The belief that wisdom teeth are vestigial organs that lack a function in the body (as was previously believed for the appendix), is less common today but still evident.
- It used to be maintained that there were almost 200 vestigial organs in the human body.
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Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to