|maths Compare aliquot of, signifying, or relating to a quantity or number that is not an exact divisor of a given quantity or number: 5 is an aliquant part of 12|
|[C17: from New Latin, from Latin aliquantus somewhat, a certain quantity of]|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
aliquant al·i·quant (āl'ĭ-kwŏnt')
A portion that results from dividing the whole in such a manner that some is left after aliquots have been apportioned.