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    detritus

    detritus - Dictionary definition and meaning for word detritus

    Definition
    (noun) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    Synonyms : debris , dust , junk , rubble
    Definition
    (noun) loose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for detritus

DETRITUS=DEBRIS+DETERIORATION. Detritus are DEBRIS from DETERIORATION.

detri rhymes debri--which is loose or broken up stuff \m/

Imagin detroit covered with derty detritus

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