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Word: extant

Definition: (of something written or painted) still in existence


Sentences Containing 'extant'

"Onocleopsis" is a genus of ferns in the family Onocleaceae containing only one extant species.
(This particular organ is no longer extant.)
106b) that the conclusion of the Mekhilta which he knew corresponded with that of the Mekhilta now extant.
Above them, a congregation of their extant cousins buzzed about and crawled upon glass.
All of Mexico's extant ungulates are of Nearctic origin.
Although kinescope recording existed during the run of the series, it is not known if any of the episodes are still extant.
Burial mounds, round barrows, are among the features still extant from the Bronze Age.
Demosthenes wrote for Apollodorus the two extant speeches entitled "On the crown".
Demosthenes wrote the defence speech "For Phormion", which is extant.
During construction, commuter trains were accessed via a still-extant staircase from Somerville Avenue.
Eriocraniidae is a family of moths restricted to the Holarctic region, with six extant genera.
Extant religious houses are indicated by bold type.
He died in 1718 aged about 96, and was buried in a family cemetery on Benefit Street in Providence that remains extant.
His "scholia" on Horace, which are still extant, mainly consist of rhetorical and grammatical explanations.
However, at more than 40 µm in diameter, the tetrads of "D. major" are larger than those of any known extant "Nepenthes", and within the lower range of extant "Drosera" tetrads.
In addition, there is extant a small passage concerning the time of the Passover festival, quoted by Anatolius.
It contains all living (extant) sharks, skates, and rays.
It is considered emblematic and perhaps the earliest extant example of the emerging style.
It is his most relevant extant work to date.
It is the largest extant species of pigeon.
Its fame and World Heritage status arise from the 887 extant stone statues known as "moai".
Manatees are the only extant afrotherians in the Americas.
Many state papers written by him, and many of his letters, are extant in various collections of manuscripts.
Mexico has more native mephitids than any other country, with two thirds of extant species being present.
No copy of the film is known to exist, but several photographic stills are extant.
None of the episodes, which were all broadcast, are extant.
Now, by all odds, the most ancient extant portrait anyways purporting to be the whale's, is to be found in the famous cavern-pagoda of Elephanta, in India.
One creation is extinct while one is still extant.
Other adaptations include: Various recordings of Bloch speaking at fantasy and sf conventions are also extant.
The "Dolorosa" hymn, one of the most powerful and immediate of extant medieval poems, meditates on the suffering of Mary, Jesus Christ's mother, during his crucifixion.
The ancestral form of extant DARC alleles in humans appears to be the FY*B allele.
The earliest extant edition was made in 1339 and 1340, under the Yuan dynasty, by a publishing house called the Gulin shutang 古林書堂.
The evolutionary relationship of the Platacanthomyidae was uncertain until a molecular phylogenetic study found it to be the earliest extant lineage to branch within the superfamily Muroidea.
The extant version has 464 lines and more than 13,000 Chinese characters.
The extant works of Borg reveal practically nothing in terms of biographical data.
The following are amongst the oldest extant buildings on each of the major continents.
The former route is truncated to the north, but is still extant to the south as a minor road.
The names of 5 "caligati" (common soldiers) are extant, all of unknown origin.
The only extant forms are Sacket and Sackett, with Sackett predominating.
The order Pilosa is extant only in the Americas and includes the anteaters, sloths, and tamanduas.
The Platacanthomyidae contains three genera, and a number of species, only two of which are still extant.
The subfamily contains only two genera, "Doddifoenus" (with three species) and "Leptofoenus" (with five extant species).
There are twenty living species in ten extant genera.
There is a manuscript extant in the Royal Library of Stuttgart, entitled "Unterschiedlicher Riss zu Sephiroth" which is supposed to have been written by Antonia.
These beings eventually created humanity by genetically crossing themselves with extant primates, and thus became the first gods.
This seems not likely, however, as Feuilley in 1705 only mentions "papangues" and "pieds jaunes" as extant.
This work is presently only extant in Chinese (from Xuanzang’s translation and little is known of it in English).
Three subspecies are extant in South and South-east Asia.
Two of the creations are extant as of 2007.
Unlike other extant photographs of Luxembourg from the same period, those taken by Fischer are unusual in their number and continuity.

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::: apposite - appropriate; fitting
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