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detritus

noun [U]     /dɪˈtraɪ.təs/ US  /-t̬əs/
formal waste material or rubbish , especially left after a particular event : The stadium was littered with the detritus of yesterday's rock concert .Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues specialized biology a loose mass of decaying material Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
(Definition of detritus noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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