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Synonyms of detritus in English:


  • large areas of land are now littered with military detritus
    debris, waste, waste matter, discarded matter, refuse, rubbish, litter, scrap, flotsam and jetsam, lumber, rubble, wreckage;
    remains, remnants, fragments, scraps, spoilage, dregs, leavings, sweepings, dross, scum, chaff, offscourings, swill, slag;
    North American  trash, garbage;
    Australian/New Zealand  mullock
    informal dreck, junk
    British informal grot, gash
    vulgar slang shit, crap
    Archaeology  debitage
    rare draff, raffle, raff, cultch, orts
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