Debark meaning

dĭ-bärk
To unload, as from a ship or airplane.
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To unload from or leave a ship or aircraft.
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To unload goods from an aircraft or ship.
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(forestry) To remove the bark from a tree that has been felled.
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To disembark.
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(intransitive) To disembark.
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Origin of debark

  • French débarquer dé- from (from Old French de- de–) barque ship (from Old French bark3)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary

  • de- +‎ bark (“covering of tree”)

    From Wiktionary