Latin definition for: detero, deterere, detrivi, detritus


  • conjugation: 3rd conjugation
  • voice: transitive


  1. remove, rub off/out
  2. rub/wear/file away/down
  3. wear down to smooth surface
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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