Origin of residuum
From Latin, dating back to 1665–75; see origin at residual
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Examples from the Web for residuum
To us there seems to be no residuum of this long piece of dialectics.Parmenides
We are not concerned to determine what is the residuum of truth which remains for ourselves.Charmides
But the residuum of separate nations was some time in making its appearance.The Story of Rouen
Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
The residuum of truth that remained after these had been sifted out was something like this.Crooked Trails and Straight
William MacLeod Raine
After elimination of all verbiage, this fact was the only residuum.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66
John Lothrop Motley
- a more formal word for residue
- Something remaining after removal of a part; a residue.
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