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reliction

noun re·lic·tion \ri-ˈlik-shən\

Definition of RELICTION

1
:  the gradual recession of water leaving land permanently uncovered
2
:  land uncovered by reliction

Origin of RELICTION

Latin reliction-, relictio act of leaving behind, from relinquere
First Known Use: circa 1676

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