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residuum

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noun re·sid·u·um \ri-ˈzi-jə-wəm\

Definition of residuum

plural

residua

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  1. :  something residual: as a :  residue a b :  a residual product (as from the distillation of petroleum)



Examples of residuum in a sentence

  1. <even highly decaffeinated coffee contains a tiny residuum of caffeine>



Origin and Etymology of residuum

Latin


First Known Use: 1672


Medical Dictionary

residuum

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noun re·sid·u·um \ri-ˈzij-ə-wəm\

Medical Definition of residuum

plural

residua

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residuums

  1. :  something that remains; especially :  residual 2




Law Dictionary

residuum

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noun re·sid·u·um \ri-ˈzi-jə-wəm\

Legal Definition of residuum

plural

residua

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  1. :  residue <a lapsed or void legacy of personal property shall fall into the residuum and go to the residuary legatee — Official Code of Georgia Annotated>



Origin and Etymology of residuum

Latin


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