Definitions for vestigial

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vestigial

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vestigial, rudimentary(adj)

    not fully developed in mature animals

    "rudimentary wings"

Wiktionary

  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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vestigial in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vestigial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ursula K. Le Guin:

    Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after life's over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness.

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