residuum

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈzɪdjʊəm/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ri zijo̅o̅ əm)

Inflections of 'residuum' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": residua

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•sid•u•um  (ri zijo̅o̅ əm),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -sid•u•a 
    (ri zijo̅o̅ əm),USA pronunciation 
  1. the residue, remainder, or rest of something.
  2. ChemistryAlso,  residue. a quantity or body of matter remaining after evaporation, combustion, distillation, etc.
  3. any residual product.
  4. Lawthe residue of an estate.
  • Latin; see residual
  • 1665–75

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
residuum /rɪˈzɪdjʊəm/ n ( pl -ua / -jʊə/)
  1. a more formal word for residue
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