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liber

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[ lahy-ber ]
/ ˈlaɪ bər /
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noun Botany.

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Origin of liber

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1745–55; <Latin: bark; akin to leaf

Definition for liber (2 of 3)

liber2
[ lahy-ber; Latin li-ber ]
/ ˈlaɪ bər; Latin ˈlɪ bɛr /

noun, plural li·bri [lahy-brahy, -bree; Latin li-bree], /ˈlaɪ braɪ, -bri; Latin ˈlɪ bri/, li·bers.

a book of public records, as deeds or birth certificates.

Origin of liber

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<Latin: book, originally bark; see liber1

Definition for liber (3 of 3)

Liber
[ lahy-ber ]
/ ˈlaɪ bər /

noun

an ancient Italian god of wine and vineyards, in later times identified with Bacchus.
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British Dictionary definitions for liber

liber
/ (ˈlaɪbə) /

noun

a rare name for phloem

Word Origin for liber

C18: from Latin, in original sense: tree bark
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