relic /ˈrɛlɪk/ noun
1 : something that is from a past time, place, culture, etc. — often followed by of or from
- relics of ancient China
- relics from the war
- This law is a relic of a by gone era.
- Typewriters are a relic of the past.
2 : an object such as a piece of clothing or the bone of a saint that is considered holy
- holy/sacred relics