Definitions for: Relict


[n] geological feature that is a remnant of a pre-existing formation after other parts have disappeared
[n] an organism or species surviving as a remnant of an otherwise extinct flora or fauna in an environment much changed from that in which it originated



Webster (1913) Definition: Rel"ict (-?kt), n. [L. relicta, fr. of relictus, p. p.
of relinquere to leave behind. See Relinquish.]
A woman whose husband is dead; a widow.

Eli dying without issue, Jacob was obliged by law to
marry his relict, and so to raise up seed to his
brother Eli. --South.

See Also: being, formation, geological formation, geology, organism

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