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detritus

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detritus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (biology)
a. el detrito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The detritus such as rotting sticks and fallen leaves many see as undesirable, is actually vital part of the ecosystem.Los detritos como las ramas podridas y la hojarasca que muchas personas ven como indeseables, en realidad forman una parte esencial del ecosistema.
b. los detritus
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The culvert was clogged with detritus.La alcantarilla estaba atascada de detritus.
2. (debris)
a. los desechos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ground was covered with garbage and detritus from the weekend's fesitivies.El suelo estaba lleno de basura y desechos de las celebraciones del fin de semana.
3. (remains)
a. los restos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The restaurant was decorated with all kinds of memorabilia and detritus from a bygone era.El restaurante estaba decorado con todo tipo de recuerdos y restos de una época olvidada.
b. el poso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The elderly possess a wealth of forgotten knowledge; they are the keepers of cultural detritus only the few still remember.Los mayores poseen una riqueza de conocimientos olvidados; son los guardianes de un poso cultural que ahora solo unos pocos recuerdan.
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detritus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el detrito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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detritus [dɪˈtraɪtəs]
noun
detrito(s) (m)
plural
; (p)
detritus (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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