Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: rudiment
IPA transcription: [ɹ'udɪmənt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rudiment
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: rudiment, first_rudiment, first_principle, alphabet, ABC, ABC's, ABCs
    Meaning: the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"
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