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remnant
used in Oryx and Crake

2 uses
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Definition
a small amount that remains after the rest is gone — sometimes specifically of cloth
  • He wills them into being, these possible remnants who might have survived in isolated pockets, cut off by the shutdown of the communications networks, keeping themselves alive somehow.
    p. 222.3
  • Remnant
    p. 348.0

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