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rejectamenta

[ri-jek-tuh-men-tuh]
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plural noun
  1. things or matter rejected as useless or worthless.
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Origin of rejectamenta

1810–20; < New Latin rējectāmenta things thrown back (plural of rējectāmentum), equivalent to Latin rējectā(re) (frequentative of rējicere to reject) + -mentum -ment
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  • Insects and the rejectamenta of the sea-shore and occasionally grain form its diet.

    British Birds in their Haunts

    Rev. C. A. Johns