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Definition of Relict

Relict
Relict Rel"ict (-?kt), n. [L. relicta, fr. of relictus, p. p. of relinquere to leave behind. See Relinquish.] A woman whose husband is dead; a widow. Eli dying without issue, Jacob was obliged by law to marry his relict, and so to raise up seed to his brother Eli. --South.

Meaning of Relict from wikipedia

- A relict is a surviving remnant of a natural phenomenon. In biology a relict (or relic) is an organism that at an earlier time was abundant in a large...
- In biogeography and paleontology, a relict is a po****tion or taxon of organisms that was more widespread or more diverse in the past. A relictual po****tion...
- Relict Lake is a small lake lying southeast of Pendulum Cove on Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. So named by the United Kingdom Antarctic...
- described as a hairy humanoid cyclops with a gaping mouth on its belly, or a relict giant ground sloth South America, particularly Brazil Minhocão Big Earthworm...
- A glacial relict is a po****tion of a cold-adapted species that has been left behind as the range of the species changed after an ice age ended. Glacial...
- In geology, the term relict refers to structures or minerals from a parent rock that did not undergo metamorphic change when the surrounding rock did,...
- for National Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site Official name Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda Type Mixed Criteria iii, iv, ix, x Designated...
- The relict darter (Etheostoma chienense) is a rare species of freshwater ray-finned fish, a darter from the subfamily Etheostomatinae, part of the family...
- Caucasus ranges. The region has a high level of endemism and a number of relict animals and plants, the fact reflecting presence of refugial forests, which...
- identical to its ancestor, much less remote ancestors. Some living fossils are relicts of formerly diverse and morphologically varied lineages, but not all survivors...
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