detritus

\dih-TRY-tuhs\, noun;
plural detritus:
1. Loose material that is worn away from rocks.
2. Hence, any fragments separated from the body to which they belonged; any product of disintegration; debris.

Her desk is cluttered with the detritus of a hundred projects begun and then abandoned.

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3 Responses to detritus

  1. Tom says:

    3. (noun) Troll. Constable in the Ankh-Morpork City Watch, reporting to Captain Carrot.

  2. Ealasaid says:

    You said it, Tom! :D

  3. Ealasaid says:

    You said it, Tom! :D