debarkation

debark

1 [dih-bahrk]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to disembark.

Origin:
1645–55; < French débarquer, equivalent to dé- dis-1 + barque bark3 + -er infinitive suffix

debarkation [dee-bahr-key-shuhn] , noun
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debark1 (dɪˈbɑːk)
 
vb
a less common word for disembark
 
[C17: from French débarquer, from dé-dis1 + barquebarque]
 
debarkation1
 
n

debark2 (diːˈbɑːk)
 
vb
(tr) to remove the bark from (a tree)
 
[C18: from de- + bark2]

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debark
1650s, from Fr. débarquer, from de- (O.Fr. des-; see dis-) + barque "bark" (see bark (n.2)).
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