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remnant

rem·nant

remnant

 
 
pronunciation:
rem nnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quantity, piece, or part that is left over or remains.
She made soup with the remnants of the roast chicken.
synonyms:
leavings, remainder, remains, rest, scrap
similar words:
butt, leftover, residue
definition 2: a section of fabric, carpeting, or the like that remains on the bolt after the rest has been sold.
definition 3: a remaining trace of something; vestige.
the remnants of a marriage
synonyms:
remains, trace, vestige
similar words:
semblance
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: residual or leftover; remaining.
a remnant piece of cotton
synonyms:
remaining, residual, scrap
similar words:
leftover, residuary