vestigial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vestige + -al

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: vĕ-stĭjʹĭ-əl, vĕ-stĭjʹəl, IPA(key): /vɛˈstɪdʒɪəl/, /vɛˈstɪdʒəl/
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Adjective[edit]

vestigial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a trace from the past.
  2. Not fully developed in mature animals.

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