noun, plural re·sid·u·a [ri-zij-oo-uh] /rɪˈzɪdʒ u ə/.
Origin of residuum
Examples from the Web for residuum
We are not concerned to determine what is the residuum of truth which remains for ourselves.Charmides|Plato
The theory of the Treasury is thus essentially false; but accidentally, it contains, I think, a residuum of truth.Present Irish Questions|William O'Connor Morris
There always remains in consciousness a residuum of the inconceivable, that is, inconceivable since it is illusion and error.
The residuum in the subliming pots from the preparation of flowers of sulphur is now commonly substituted for it.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
When the light goes out, a residuum of useful products will be found in the bowl.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts