- * (n) [FAQ] 1. A
seasonal deposition of sediments in certain lakes. [den., science] 2.
Item of evidence misinterpreted due to uniformitarian/uniformitarian BS
assumptions. [conn., Ted Holden]
- (adj) [FAQ]
1. A non-functional anatomical component retained merely as a matter of
contingent history. [den., science] Example: "SciCre is evidence that the human
brain is the next vestigial organ." 2. A component whose function is
beyond current human comprehension. [conn., TAE] Example: "The human appendix,
considered to be vestigial, actually performs a function which God has
not deigned to allow us to discover."