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 bygone era.
- Typewriters are a relic of the past. [=typewriters are no longer used or considered modern]
2 : an object (such as a piece of clothing or the bone of a saint) that is considered holy
- holy/sacred relics