remnant - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] [usually plural] 

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/ˈremnənt/
singularremnant
pluralremnants
  1. a small remaining part of something
    remnant of:

    The towers were the last remnants of the famous castle.

    The remnants of last night’s meal were still on the table.

    1. a.
      a small piece of cloth left after the rest has been sold or used