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English Dictionary: defunct by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. no longer in force or use; inactive; "a defunct law"; "a defunct organization"
  2. having ceased to exist or live; "the will of a defunct aunt"; "a defunct Indian tribe"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Defunct \De*funct"\ a. [L. defunctus, p. p. of defungi to acquit
      one's self of, to perform, finish, depart, die; de + fungi to
      perform, discharge: cf. F. d[82]funt. See {Function}.]
      Having finished the course of life; dead; deceased.
      [bd]Defunct organs.[b8] --Shak.
               The boar, defunct, lay tripped up, near. --Byron.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Defunct \De*funct"\, n.
      A dead person; one deceased.
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