reliquiae

plural noun
re·liq·ui·ae | \ ri-ˈli-kwē-ˌī , -kwē-ˌē \

Definition of reliquiae 

: remains of the dead : relics

First Known Use of reliquiae

1654, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reliquiae

Latin — more at relic

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