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debark

verb de·bark \ di-ˈbärk , dē- \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of debark

debarkation

play \ˌdē-ˌbär-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of debark

French debarquer, from de- + barque bark (ship)


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debark

verb de·bark \ (ˌ)dē-ˈbärk \

Definition of debark

: to remove bark from

debarker

play \-ˈbär-kər\ noun

First Known Use of debark

1742

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