detrited

adjective
de·​trit·​ed | \ |ə̇d \

Definition of detrited

1 : worn down a detrited coin
2 : resulting from disintegration : detrital

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History and Etymology for detrited

Latin detritus worn down (past participle of deterere to wear down, wear out) + English -ed

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“Detrited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/detrited. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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