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Rudiment

Ru´di`ment
n.1.That which is unformed or undeveloped; the principle which lies at the bottom of any development; an unfinished beginning.
the single leaf is the rudiment of beauty in landscape.
- I. Taylor.
2.Hence, an element or first principle of any art or science; a beginning of any knowledge; a first step.
3.(Biol.) An imperfect organ or part, or one which is never developed.
v. t.1.To furnish with first principles or rules; to insrtuct in the rudiments.
Noun1.Rudimentrudiment - 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"
Anlage, base, basement, basic, basis, bearing wall, bed, bedding, bedrock, blastula, bud, egg, element, elements, embryo, fetus, floor, flooring, fond, footing, foundation, fundament, fundamental, fundamentals, germ, germen, grammar, ground, grounds, groundwork, hardpan, larva, loins, nucleus, nymph, ovum, part and parcel, pavement, principle, principles, radical, riprap, rock bottom, seat, seed, sill, solid ground, solid rock, spermatozoon, stereobate, stylobate, substratum, terra firma, underbuilding, undercarriage, undergirding, underpinning, understruction, understructure, zygote
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