Meaning of RESIDUE in English
/ ˈrezɪdjuː; NAmE -duː/ noun
a small amount of sth that remains at the end of a process :
pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables
( law ) the part of the money, property, etc. of a person who has died that remains after all the debts, gifts, etc. have been paid :
The residue of the estate was divided equally among his children.
late Middle English : from Old French residu , from Latin residuum something remaining, neuter of residuus remaining, from the verb residere .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005