de·​beard (ˌ)dē-ˈbird How to pronounce debeard (audio)
debearded; debearding; debeards

transitive verb

: to remove the byssus from (a mussel)

Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of debeard was in 1980

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Cite this Entry

“Debeard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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