from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To unload, as from a ship or an airplane.
- intransitive v. To disembark.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To unload goods from an aircraft or ship.
- v. To disembark.
- v. To remove the bark from a tree that has been felled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To go ashore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to put ashore.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To land from a ship or boat; bring to land from a vessel; disembark: as, to debark artillery.
- To leave a ship or boat, and go ashore; disembark: as, the troops debarked at four o'clock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. go ashore
French débarquer : dé-, from (from Old French de-; see de-) + barque, ship (from Old French; see bark3).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French débarquer, from de- (Old French des-) + barque ("bark, small ship") (Wiktionary)
de- + bark (“covering of tree”) (Wiktionary)