Word of the Day – Mar. 13 – Relict

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Noun: Relict  (REL-ikt)

Definition:

1. A surviving species of an otherwise extinct group of organisms; also,  a remnant of a formerly widespread species that persists in an isolated area.

2. Something left unchanged.

Sample sentence: This rare plant is a relict of a once abundant genus.

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