What remains after a part has been used or subtracted
A remaining part
The last of a bolt of goods
The church of St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield, is the finest remnant of its period in London.
The last remnant migrated in 1841.
The islands of Torres Strait have been shown to be the denuded remnant of a former extension of Cape York peninsula in North Queensland.
A remnant of the race exists in each of the provinces, while a few tribes still wander over the interior.
a, the annulus, or remnant of C, longitudinal section of mature velum partiale.