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

  • n. Biology A vestige.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, a vestige; a vestigial structure of any kind; a trace, as the pit which marks the closed foramen ovale between the right and left auricles of the heart.

Etymologies

Latin vestīgium, footprint.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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