Definition of Extinct. Meaning of Extinct. Synonyms of Extinct

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Definition of Extinct

Extinct
Extinct Ex*tinct", a. [L. extinctus, exstinctus, p. p. of extinguere, exstinguere. See Extinguish.] 1. Extinguished; put out; quenched; as, a fire, a light, or a lamp, is extinct; an extinct volcano. Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct. --Milton. 2. Without a survivor; without force; dead; as, a family becomes extinct; an extinct feud or law.
Extinct
Extinct Ex*tinct", v. t. To cause to be extinct. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Extinct from wikipedia

- difficulty leads to phenomena such as Lazarus taxa, where a species presumed extinct abruptly "reappears" (typically in the fossil record) after a period of...
- that have not erupted in historical times called extinct. However, these po****r cl****ifications—extinct in particular—are practically meaningless to scientists...
- A species that is extinct in the wild (EW) is one that has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as known only by living...
- of extinct animals: By region List of extinct animals of Africa List of extinct animals of Réunion List of extinct animals of Asia List of extinct animals...
- An extinct language is a language that no longer has any speakers, especially if the language has no living descendants. In contrast, a dead language...
- Recently extinct mammals are any mammal that went extinct since the year 1500 C. E., as defined by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)...
- The following is a list of extinct dog breeds. Some, but not all of these breeds, were recognised by kennel clubs such as Fédération Cynologique Internationale...
- the end of a species. Extinct may also refer to: Extinct volcano, one that scientists consider unlikely to erupt again Extinct town, an abandoned village...
- Nature (IUCN) listed 33 extinct in the wild animal species. Approximately 0.05% of all evaluated animal species are listed as extinct in the wild. The IUCN...
- Extinct Birds (complete title: Extinct birds. An attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those Birds which have become extinct in historical...
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