Crossword Clue & Answers
2 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple
We found 3 answers for the crossword clue 'Relict', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.
This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.
We have given Relict a popularity rating of 'Common' because it has featured in a number crossword publications.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Relict as an answer itself some 34 times.
Relict is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 14 December 2021 with the answer being WIDOW, we also found WIDOW to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
Definitions and usage
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- An organism or species surviving as a remnant of an otherwise extinct flora or fauna in an environment much changed from that in which it originated
- Geological feature that is a remnant of a pre-existing formation after other parts have disappeared
A woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
An animal that survives in spite of adversity; "only the fittest animals were survivors of the cold winters"
Still in existence; "the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"; "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania"
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