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noun [plural]     dregs pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    the small amount of liquid and solid pieces left in the bottom of a container

    dregs of coffee/tea/wine

  2. 2
    informal the least important or least valuable part of something, especially of a group of people

    the dregs of society


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