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Origin of liber1
1745–55; < Latin: bark; akin to leaf
[lahy-ber; Latin li-ber]
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 liber2
< Latin: book, orig. bark; see liber1
an ancient Italian god of wine and vineyards, in later times identified with Bacchus.
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Word Origin for liber
C18: from Latin, in original sense: tree bark
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