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Definition 1: the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil - [noun denoting object]

(fossil is a kind of ...) any object that is left unused or still extant

"I threw out the remains of my dinner"

(... is a kind of fossil ) a fossilized cast or impression of algae of the order Fucales

(... is a kind of fossil ) a conical calcareous fossil tapering to a point at one end and with a conical cavity at the other end containing (when unbroken) a small chambered phragmocone from the shell of any of numerous extinct cephalopods of the family Belemnitidae

(... is a kind of fossil ) one of the coiled chambered fossil shells of extinct mollusks

(... is a kind of fossil ) a fossil known to have lived in a particular geologic age that can be used to date the rock layer in which it is found

(... is a kind of fossil ) a fossil that must be studied microscopically

(... is a kind of fossil ) fossil trail of a worm

Definition 2: someone whose style is out of fashion - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fossil in the sense of this definition

(fossil is a kind of ...) an elderly person

(fossil is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 3: characteristic of a fossil - [adjective denoting pert]

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