rudiment

  1. the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
  2. the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life

Rudiment

• (v. t.) To furnish with first principles or rules; to insrtuct in the rudiments. • (n.) That which is unformed or undeveloped; the principle which lies at the bottom of any development; an unfinished beginning. • (n.) Hence, an element or first principle of any art or science; a beginning of any knowledge; a first step. • (n.)...
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rudiment

(roo´dĭ-mәnt) an organ or part having little or no function but that has functioned at an earlier stage in the same individual or in ancestors. primordium.
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rudiment

1. That which is unformed or undeveloped; the principle which lies at the bottom of any development; an unfinished beginning. 'but I will bring thee where thou soon shalt quit Those rudiments, and see before thine eyes The monarchies of the earth.' (Milton) 'the single leaf is the rudiment of beauty in landscape.' (I. Taylor) ... 2. Hence, an eleme...
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rudiment

first rudiment noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); `he mastered only the rudiments of geometry`
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Rudiment

Ru'di·ment noun [ Latin rudimentum , from rudis unwrought, ignorant, rude: confer French rudiment . See Rude .] 1. That which is unformed or undeveloped; the principle which lies at the bottom of any development; an unfinished beginning. « but I will bring th...
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Rudiment

Ru'di·ment transitive verb To furnish with first principles or rules; to insrtuct in the rudiments. Gayton.
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Rudiment

an imperfectly developed organ, a vestige
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rudiment

rudiment (often, rudiments) 1. The elements or first principles of a subject; as in the rudiments of grammar. 2. Those points that are first taught to, or acquired by, someone beginning the study or practice of a branch of knowledge, art, etc. 3. A mere beginning, first slight appearance, or undeveloped or imperfect form of something; the ru...
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rudiment

the elementary stage of any subject
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rudiment

the elementary stage of any subject
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rudiment

the elementary stage of any subject
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rudiment

Type: Term Pronunciation: rū′di-ment Definitions: 1. An organ or structure that is incompletely developed. 2. The first indication of a structure in the course of ontogeny. Synonyms: rudimentum
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rudiment

[n] - the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural) 2. [n] - the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life
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