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2 definitions found
 for residuum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Residuum \Re*sid"u*um\ (-?m), n. [L. See Residue.]
     That which is left after any process of separation or
     purification; that which remains after certain specified
     deductions are made; residue.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           "I think so," is the whole residuum . . . after
           evaporating the prodigious pretensions of the zealot
           demagogue.                               --L. Taylor.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  residuum
      n 1: something left after other parts have been taken away;
           "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he
           took what he wanted and I got the balance" [syn:
           remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum,
           rest]

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