Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Extinct (Page: 529)

Ex*tinct" (?), a. [L. extinctus, exstinctus, p. p. of extinguere, exstinguere. See Extinguish.]

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.


Extinct (Page: 529)

Ex*tinct", v. t. To cause to be extinct. [Obs.] Shak.