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rem•nant

Pronunciation: (rem'nunt), [key]
? n.
  1. a remaining, usually small part, quantity, number, or the like.
  2. a fragment or scrap.
  3. a small, unsold or unused piece of cloth, lace, etc., as at the end of a bolt.
  4. a trace; vestige: remnants of former greatness.
?adj.
  1. remaining; leftover.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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