follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

relique

[rel-ik; French ruh-leek] /ˈrɛl ɪk; French rəˈlik/
noun, plural reliques
[rel-iks; French ruh-leek] /ˈrɛl ɪks; French rəˈlik/ (Show IPA).
Archaic.
1.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for reliques

relique

/rəˈliːk; ˈrɛlɪk/
noun
1.
an archaic spelling of relic
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for reliques

relique

n.

Frenchified spelling of relic (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for relique

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for reliques

17
19
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with reliques