Debris is defined as the remains of something broken, thrown away or destroyed.(noun)
An example of debris is broken glass left in the road after a car accident.
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Origin: French débris
Origin: , from Old French debrisier, to break to pieces
Origin: : de-, intensive pref.; see de-
Origin: + brisier, to break (from Vulgar Latin *brīsāre, to press grapes, probably of Celtic origin).
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