Definitions for vestigial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vestigial, rudimentary(adj)

    not fully developed in mature animals

    "rudimentary wings"


  1. vestigial(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a trace from the past.

  2. vestigial(Adjective)

    Not fully developed in mature animals.

  3. Origin: vestige + -al

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vestigial(adj)

    of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a vestige

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