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reliction (n.)

in law, "a recession of the sea from the land," 1670s, from Latin relictionem (nominative relictio), noun of action from past participle stem of relinquere "leave behind, forsake, abandon, give up," from re- "back" (see re-) + linquere "to leave," from PIE *linkw-, nasalized form of root *leikw- "to leave."