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Etymology[]

Borrowed from French débris, itself from dé- 'de-' + bris 'broken, crumbled', or from Middle French debriser 'to break apart', from Old French debrisier, itself from de- + brisier, bruisier 'to break', ult. of Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|Debris]] origin, from Proto-Germanic *brūsianan (to crush, break) from Proto-Indo-European *bhrous- (to break, crumble). Akin to Old English brȳsan "to crush, bruise". More at bruise.

Noun[]

Singular
Debris

Plural
-

Debris (-)

  1. Rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed.
  2. Litter and discarded refuse.
  3. The ruins of a broken-down structure
  4. Template:Geology Large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.

Translations[]

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Anagrams[]

  • bdeirs,
  • brides
  • rebids

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