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bark (to)

Alternative forms: =debark (to), t.v.

  • To remove bark from a tree, e.g. in prehistoric times to harvest phloem for latticework (see figure).
German: entrinden
French: ├ęcorcer
Italian: decorticare
Spanish: descortezar
Portuguese: descascar

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See also:
  • latticework