What does vestige mean?

Definitions for vestige
ˈvɛs tɪdʒves·tige

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trace, vestige, tincture, shadownoun

    an indication that something has been present

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

Wiktionary

  1. vestigenoun

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

  2. vestigenoun

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

  3. vestigenoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vestigenoun

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vestige

    ves′tij, n. a track or footprint: traces or remains of something: (biol.) an organ or tissue which still survives but has lost the utility it possessed, but corresponding to a useful part in an organism of lower type.—adjs. Vesti′gial, Vesti′giary.—n. Vesti′gium (anat., biol.), a vestige. [Fr.,—L. vestigiumvestigāre, to track.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vestige in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vestige in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of vestige in a Sentence

  1. Sean Morales-Doyle:

    By passing this bill, the state assembly has sent a clear message : if you live in the community, you should be able to vote, disenfranchising people on parole is a vestige of Jim Crow and because of the racial disparities plaguing New York State's criminal justice system, it has had an enormous impact on Black and Latino New Yorkers. We look forward to the governor putting an end to it by signing this bill into law.

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