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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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