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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Extinct


EXTINCT', adjective [Latin extinctus. See Extinguish.

1. Extinguished; put out; quenched; as, fire, light or a lamp is extinct

2. Being at an end; having no survivor; as, a family or race is extinct

3. Being at an end; having ceased. The enmity between the families is extinct

My days are extinct Job 17:1.

4. Being at an end, by abolition or disuse; having no force; as, the law is extinct