What Does Extinct Mean?


Extinct is a term used to refer to anything that is no longer active such as a volcano. It is also be used to refer to a species that is extinct and has died out. Some animal species that ever existed but have gone extinct, include the dinosaurs and the mammoths.
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no longer in existence; that has ended or died out: an extinct species of fish.
no longer in use; obsolete: an extinct custom.
extinguished; quenched; not burning.
having ceased eruption; no longer active: an extinct volcano.
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Extinct means, no longer exists. Like for instance certain animals become extinct and there's no way to get them back, because other animals or humans have killed them off.
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