reliquiae

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

Definition of reliquiae

  1. :  remains of the dead :  relics

Origin and Etymology of reliquiae

Latin — more at relic


First Known Use: 1654

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