- remaining; left behind.
Origin of remanent
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Examples from the Web for remanent
Item a remanent of crymesyn cloth of golde of tissewe to make a cushon & ij corpvs cases.Mary Tudor, Queen of France
Mary Croom Brown
The weight of the projectile is 88 pounds, and its remanent velocity at the moment of impact is 1,295 feet.
He only understands that the band was with the remanent letters, and put in the Castle by George Dalgleish.The Mystery of Mary Stuart
- rare remaining or left over
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Word Origin and History for remanent
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