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: (Dictionary.com)

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

A very slight trace or amount of something: (Dictionary.com)

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)

Examples

Vestiges of the natural history of creation. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestiges_of_the_Natural_History_of_Creation

Vestige Earth, Art. 

https://www.google.gr/search?q=vestige+of+an+art+piece&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjA9Y2Lp4vfAhVCExoKHbyFAgQQ_AUIDigB&biw=1280&bih=913#imgdii=DfFJmRosWt0FmM:&imgrc=-xcFYnLDY7nuDM:

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