Complete Definition of "fossil"

see|Fossil

English
Pronunciation
audio|en-us-fossil.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉsÉl|-ÉsÉl

Noun
fossil (fossils)
wikipedia

#in paleontology, the mineralized remains of an animal or plant
#in linguistics, a w:fossilized term
#(metaphorically) anything extremely old, extinct, or outdated

Translations
trans-top|in paleontology, the mineralized remains of an animal or plant
Danish: fossil#Danish|fossil n
Finnish: fossiili
French: t|fr|fossile|m
German: Fossil n
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Portuguese: fóssil
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trans-top|in linguistics, a fossilized term
Finnish: fossiili
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Portuguese: fóssil
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trans-top|anything extremely old, extinct, or outdated
Danish: oldtidslevning c
Finnish: fossiili
German: Fossil n
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Portuguese: fóssil
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ttbc|Estonian: fossiil
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Derived terms
fossiliferous
fossilisation, fossilization
fossilise, fossilize

See also
coprolite

Category:Paleontology


Danish
Adjective
fossil
#fossil#English|fossil

Noun
fossil n
#fossil#English|fossil

Category:Danish adjectives
Category:Danish nouns


German

Adjective
de-adj|-

  1. fossil#English|fossil

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