Vestige – meaning of the word and examples

A trace, mark, or visible sign left by something (such as an ancient city or a condition or practice) vanished or lost. (Merriam – Webster)

The smallest quantity or trace. (Merriam – Webster)

A mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence: (

A surviving evidence or remainder of some condition, practice, etc.: (

A very slight trace or amount of something: (

A small part or amount of something larger, stronger, or more important that still exists from something that existed in the past. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Vestiges of the natural history of creation.

Vestige Earth, Art.


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