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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not fully developed in mature animals.

Usage examples (33)
  • If we only knew enough, we would, no doubt, discover a beneficial use for all the so-called vestigial organs.
  • Some are just useless, such as vestigial tails, or polydactyly (extra digits).
  • You are calling into question whether or not these structures are truly "vestigial".
  • A "vestigial" feature is something obselete that's still around -- a.k.a. the old Facebook groups for more
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