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English noun: detritus

1. detritus (substance) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

Synonymsdebris, dust, junk, rubble

Broader (hypernym)rubbish, scrap, trash

Narrower (hyponym)slack

2. detritus (substance) loose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks

Broader (hypernym)material, stuff

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