circa 1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Latin reliction-, relictio act of leaving behind, from relinquere
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“Reliction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reliction. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.
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Latin relictio act of leaving behind, from relinquere to leave behind
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