Synonyms of detritus in English:


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1‘large areas of land are now littered with military detritus’

debris, waste, waste matter, discarded matter, refuse, litter, scrap, flotsam and jetsam, lumber, rubble, wreckage
remains, remnants, fragments, scraps, spoilage, dregs, leavings, sweepings, dross, scum, chaff, offscourings, swill, slag
British rubbish
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