The definition of a remnant is something left over or an indication of the past.
Scraps or remains; residue:
Rough, broken bits and pieces of stone, wood, glass, etc., as after destruction; rubble
Excess of receipts over expenditures.
Residue is a small amount of something that is left behind.
The repose of death:
The definition of leftover is something that remains after an initial serving or after initial selections have been made.
(Uncountable, figuratively) Anything intended to supply energy or nourishment of an entity or idea.
A copy or number of copies of a book still held by a publisher when the sale has fallen off, usually disposed of at a greatly reduced price
Parts that have been broken off, stripped off, etc., esp. leaves, twigs, husks, and other plant trimmings
Find another word for leftovers. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for leftovers, like: remnants, leavings, scraps, debris, surpluses, residues, remainders, oddments, excesses, rests and balances.