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VESTIGIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does vestigial mean? 

VESTIGIAL (adjective)
  The adjective VESTIGIAL has 1 sense:

1. not fully developed in mature animals

  Familiarity information: VESTIGIAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VESTIGIAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not fully developed in mature animals

Synonyms:

vestigial; rudimentary

Context example:

rudimentary wings

Similar:

undeveloped (not developed)

Domain category:

biological science; biology (the science that studies living organisms)


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