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vestigium

[ve-stij-ee-uh m] /vɛˈstɪdʒ i əm/
noun, plural vestigia
[ve-stij-ee-uh] /vɛˈstɪdʒ i ə/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
a vestigial structure of any kind; vestige.
Origin of vestigium
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin vestīgium footprint, trace
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  • Placed in the universe of things, we find in it the corporeal and temporal footprint (vestigium) leading into the way of God.

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