Definitions for vestigeˈvɛs tɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ves•tigeˈvɛs tɪdʒ(n.)

  1. a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence.

  2. a very slight trace or amount of something:

    the last vestige of hope.

  3. a degenerate or imperfectly developed biological structure that performed a useful function at an earlier stage in the development of the individual or evolution of the species.

    Category: Biology, Anatomy

Origin of vestige:

1535–45; < MF < L vestīgium footprint

ves•tig′i•al•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trace, vestige, tincture, shadow(noun)

    an indication that something has been present

    "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"

Wiktionary

  1. vestige(Noun)

    The mark of the foot left on the earth; a track or footstep; a trace; a sign;

  2. vestige(Noun)

    A faint mark or visible sign left by something which is lost, or has perished, or is no longer present; remains.

  3. vestige(Noun)

    a vestigial organ; a non-functional organ or body part that was once functional in an evolutionary ancestor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vestige(noun)

    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


Translations for vestige

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

relic(noun)

something left from a past time

relics of an ancient civilization.

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