noun, plural residua
[ri-zij-oo-uh] /rɪˈzɪdʒ u ə/ (Show IPA)
the residue, remainder, or rest of something.
Also, residue. Chemistry. a quantity or body of matter remaining after evaporation, combustion, distillation, etc.
any residual product.
Law. the residue of an estate.
noun (pl) -ua (-jʊə)
a more formal word for residue

residuum re·sid·u·um (rĭ-zĭj’ōō-əm)
n. pl. re·sid·u·a (-ōō-ə)
Something remaining after removal of a part; a residue.


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