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  • n. Plural form of detritus.

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Examples

  • Ab opposito autem prædicti fontis natatorij habetur imago lapidea, rudi et vetusto opere sculpta, deformitérque detrita, quae manus Absalon nuncupatur, cuius ratio lib.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Ab opposito autem pr鎑icti fontis natatorij habetur imago lapidea, rudi et vetusto opere sculpta, deformit閞que detrita, quae manus Absalon nuncupatur, cuius ratio lib.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • At I 313-16, Lucretius, discussing the invisible wearing away of substances, says 'stilicidi casus _lapidem_ cauat, uncus aratri/_ferreus_ occulte decrescit uomer in aruis,/strataque iam uolgi pedibus detrita uiarum/saxea conspicimus'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • The first is very common, the second very rare; and until now I have found only one of her nests, placed above a nest of O. detrita, in the same bramble.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • Euritoma rubicola, J. GIRAUD (parasite of Osmia detrita).

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • It is the case with the other bramble-dwellers which I have subjected to the same test (Osmia detrita, Anthidium scapulare, Solenius vagus, etc.); and it must also be the case with Odynerus rubicola: so the most striking analogies inform us.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • The brambles, in my district, harbour two other Osmiae, both of much smaller size: O. detrita, PEREZ, and O. parvula, DUF.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • I have before me the list of the series of O. detrita collected last winter.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • The two species adopted are Solenius vagus, which quits the bramble at the end of June, and Osmia detrita, which comes a little earlier, in the first fortnight of the same month.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • Cryptus bimaculatus, GRAV. (parasite of Osmia detrita).

    Bramble-Bees and Others

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