debark

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Speech
debark
Definition
Verb Transitive
To unload goods from an aircraft or ship.
Etymology
Meaning note
transitive
Verb Intransitive
To disembark.
Etymology
Meaning note
intransitive
Verb Transitive
Forestry
To remove the bark from a tree that has been felled.
Etymology
See Etymology section, list no.2.
Meaning note
transitive, forestry
Verb Transitive
To devocalize (a dog).
Etymology
See Etymology section, list no.3.
Meaning note
transitive
Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Other
Etymology
From French débarquer, from de- (Old French des-) + barque ‎(“bark, small ship”)
de- +‎ bark ‎(“covering of tree”)
de- +‎ bark ‎(“make the noise of a dog”)
Bibliography
  • Wiktionary :debark (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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