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Overview of noun rudiment

The noun rudiment has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rudiment, first rudiment, first principle, alphabet, ABC, ABC's, ABCs

(the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry")

2. rudiment

(the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life; "Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of the embryonic yolk sac") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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