liber

1
[ lahy-ber ]
/ ˈlaɪ bər /

noun Botany.

QUIZZES

FOR POSTERITY’S SAKE, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Are words your bailiwick? Take the latest quiz on the words from July 6 to July 12 to find out.
Question 1 of 7
bailiwick

Origin of liber

1
1745–55; < Latin: bark; akin to leaf

Definition for libers (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

2
< Latin: book, orig. bark; see liber1

Definition for libers (3 of 3)

Liber
[ lahy-ber ]
/ ˈlaɪ bər /

noun

an ancient Italian god of wine and vineyards, in later times identified with Bacchus.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for libers

liber
/ (ˈlaɪbə) /

noun

a rare name for phloem

Word Origin for liber

C18: from Latin, in original sense: tree bark
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012