reliquiae

plural noun
re·​liq·​ui·​ae | \ ri-ˈli-kwē-ˌī How to pronounce reliquiae (audio) , -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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“Reliquiae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reliquiae. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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