Definitions for "Detritus"
Hence: Any fragments separated from the body to which they belonged; any product of disintegration.
In hydrologic terms, (1) the heavier mineral debris moved by natural watercourses, usually in bed-load form. (2) the sand, grit, and other coarse material removed by differential sedimentation in a relatively short period of detention.
Forestry Operations & Water Quality] Small pieces of dead and decomposing plants and animals. Detached and broken-down organic fragments of structure. Small organic particles such as leaves and twigs. Diameter at Breast Height [ Terms Commonly used in Management Plans] [ Forest Stewardship] The diameter of a tree measured in inches at breast height (4.5 feet above the ground).
Keywords:  diamictite
Detritus is a fictional character in Terry Pratchett's Discworld. He is a troll who began as a hired thug. He then became a splatter (like a bouncer, but trolls use more force) at the Mended Drum.
Keywords:  diluvial, attrition, worn, mass, solid
A mass of substances worn off from solid bodies by attrition, and reduced to small portions; as, diluvial detritus.
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
The chunks and smaller grains of rock broken off outcrops by physical weathering.
Unconsolidated sediment on the land surface that results from the natural process of weathering or erosion
Keywords:  creatures, waste, living, created
Any waste created by living creatures.