Definition of reliquiae in English:

reliquiae

plural noun

formal
  • 1Remains.

    antiquities, relics
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    1. 1.1Geology Fossil remains of animals or plants.

Origin

Mid 17th century: Latin, feminine plural (used as a noun) of reliquus remaining, based on linquere to leave.

Pronunciation:

reliquiae

/rɪˈlɪkwɪiː/