Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

debitage

[deb-i-tij]
noun Archaeology.
  1. lithic debris and discards found at the sites where stone tools and weapons were made.
Show More

Origin of debitage

< French débitage, equivalent to débit(er) to cut up, saw up (< dé- de- + -biter, verbal derivative of bitte bitt) + -age -age
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018