debark

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French débarquer, from de- (Old French des-) + barque (bark, small ship)

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debark (third-person singular simple present debarks, present participle debarking, simple past and past participle debarked)

  1. (transitive) To unload goods from an aircraft or ship.
  2. (intransitive) To disembark.
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Etymology 2[edit]

de- +‎ bark (covering of tree)

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debark (third-person singular simple present debarks, present participle debarking, simple past and past participle debarked)

  1. (transitive, forestry) To remove the bark from a tree that has been felled.
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