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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a statement of fundamental facts or principles;
[syn: basics, rudiments]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rudiments n 1: a statement of fundamental facts or principles [syn: basics, rudiments]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "rudiments": abecedarium, abecedary, alphabet, and arithmetic, basics, elementary education, elements, essentials, first principles, first steps, fundamentals, grammar, hornbook, induction, initiation, introduction, outlines, primer, principia, principles, propaedeutic, reading, writing