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pertaining to rudiments or first principles; elementary:
a rudimentary knowledge of geometry.
of the nature of a rudiment; undeveloped or vestigial.
basic; fundamental; not elaborated or perfected
incompletely developed; vestigial: rudimentary leaves

rudimentary ru·di·men·ta·ry (rōō’də-měn’tə-rē, -měn’trē)

Being imperfectly or incompletely developed; embryonic.

Being in the earliest stages of development; incipient.


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