libri

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

liber

1
[lahy-ber]
noun Botany.
  1. phloem.

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

Origin of liber

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

noun
  1. a rare name for phloem

Word Origin for liber

C18: from Latin, in original sense: tree bark
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