libri

[lahy-brahy, -bree; Latin li-bree]
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noun

plural of liber2.

Nearby words

  1. libration,
  2. libratory,
  3. librettist,
  4. libretto,
  5. libreville,
  6. libriform,
  7. librium,
  8. libya,
  9. libyan,
  10. libyan desert

liber

1
[lahy-ber]

noun Botany.

Origin of liber

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

liber

2
[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 liber

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

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British Dictionary definitions for libri

liber

noun

a rare name for phloem

Word Origin for liber

C18: from Latin, in original sense: tree bark

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