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fossil  Body fossil  Body fossils  Cast  Cast fossil
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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 WordNet 3.0
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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 WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A fossil is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age. Wikipedia
Any remains, trace, or imprint of a plant or animal that has been preserved in the Earth's crust since some past geologic or prehistoric time. OmegaWiki
Any preserved evidence of ancient life, including shells, imprints, burrows, coprolites, and organically-produced chemicals. Wiktionary
Paleontology: any preserved evidence of ancient life. Wiktionary (translation)