Rejectamenta Re*jec`ta*men"ta (r?-j?k`t?-m?n"ta), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. rejectare, v. intens. fr. rejicere. See {Reject}.] Things thrown out or away; especially, things excreted by a living organism. --J. Fleming. [1913 Webster]

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  • rejectamenta — /ri jek teuh men teuh/, things or matter rejected as useless or worthless. [1810 20; < NL rejectamenta things thrown back (pl. of REJECTAMENTUM), equiv. to L rejecta(re) (freq. of rejicere to REJECT) + mentum MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • rejectamenta — noun Things that are thrown away or rejected; waste, rubbish, garbage …   Wiktionary

  • rejectamenta — re·jec·ta·men·ta …   English syllables

  • rejectamenta — /riˌdʒɛktəˈmɛntə/ (say ree.jektuh mentuh) plural noun 1. things or matter rejected as useless or worthless. 2. refuse; excrement. {New Latin, plural of rejectāmentum, from Latin rejectus, past participle, thrown away. See ment} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rejectamenta — pl. rejected things; excrement …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • rejectamenta — rə̇ˌjektəˈmentə, (ˌ)rēˌj noun plural Etymology: New Latin, plural of rejectamentum, from Latin rejectare (freq. of rejicere to reject) + mentum ment : things rejected : a quantity of rejects : rubbish, refuse, wrack …   Useful english dictionary

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