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;
Australian/New Zealand mullock
British informalgrot, gash
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