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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Remains, as of fossil organisms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relics; remains, as those of fossil organisms.
  • In botany, same as induviæ.
  • In archaeology, artifacts. See artifact.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural Remains of the dead; organic remains; relics.
  • noun plural (Bot.) Same as Induviæ.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin, remains; see relic.]

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