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detritus

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the portion or bits of something left over or behind after it has been destroyed
  • the expanse of tree stumps represented the detritus of a vast forest that had been mercilessly clear-cut

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“Detritus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detritus. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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