libri

libri

[lahy-brahy, -bree; Latin li-bree]
noun
plural of liber2.
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liber

1 [lahy-ber]
noun Botany.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin: bark; akin to leaf

liber

2 [lahy-ber; Latin li-ber]
noun, plural libri [lahy-brahy, -bree; Latin li-bree] , libers.
a book of public records, as deeds or birth certificates.

Origin:
< Latin: book, orig. bark; see liber1

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liber (ˈlaɪbə)
 
n
a rare name for phloem
 
[C18: from Latin, in original sense: tree bark]

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