Extinct : Definition

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Pronunciation : Ex*tinct"
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. extinctus, exstinctus, p. p. of extinguere, exstinguere. See Extinguish.]
Definition : 1. Extinguished; put out; quenched; as, a fire, a light, or a lamp, is extinct; an extinct volcano. Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct. Milton.

2. Without a survivor; without force; dead; as, a family becomes extinct; an extinct feud or law.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ex*tinct"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To cause to be extinct. [Obs.] Shak.

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Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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