Definition of reliquiae in English:

reliquiae

Syllabification: re·liq·ui·ae
Pronunciation: /rəˈlikwēˌī, -wēˌē
 
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noun

  • 1Remains.
  • 1.1 Geology Fossil remains of animals or plants.

Origin

mid 17th century: Latin, feminine plural (used as a noun) of reliquus 'remaining', based on linquere 'to leave'.

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