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remnant

Noun

1 a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists [syn: leftover]
2 a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold [syn: end, remainder, oddment]

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English

Noun

remnant (plural: remnants)
  1. The small portion remaining of a larger thing or group.
  2. The remaining fabric at the end of the bolt.
    Usually not enough to make an entire project by itself, remnants of several fabrics can be used to make quilts.
  3. An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.

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Translations

The small portion remaining of a larger thing or group
The remaining fabric at the end of the bolt
An unsold end of piece goods
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