Meaning of RESIDUE in English


n. 1 what is left over or remains; a remainder; the rest. 2 Law what remains of an estate after the payment of charges, debts, and bequests. 3 esp. Chem. a residuum.

[ ME f. OF residu f. L residuum: see RESIDUUM ]

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