Vestige

Definition of Vestige

Ves´tige
n.1.The mark of the foot left on the earth; a track or footstep; a trace; a sign; hence, a faint mark or visible sign left by something which is lost, or has perished, or is no longer present; remains; as, the vestiges of ancient magnificence in Palmyra; vestiges of former population.
What vestiges of liberty or property have they left?
- Burke.
Ridicule has followed the vestiges of Truth, but never usurped her place.
- Landor.
2.(Biol.) A small, degenerate, or imperfectly developed part or organ which has been more fully developed in some past generation.

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