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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of debris.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Broken and detached fragments, taken collectively; especially, fragments detached from a rock or mountain, and piled up at the base.
  • n. Rubbish, especially such as results from the destruction of anything; remains; ruins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fragments; rubbish; ruins.
  • In geol., a mass of rocky fragments irregularly accumulated at any one spot: as, the debris at the base of a cliff: used as both a singular and a plural by French and English writers. See drift, detritus, and screes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

Etymologies

Borrowing from French (Wiktionary)

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