écorcer

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French escorcier, a derivative of écorce (bark) +‎ -er. Distantly related to écorcher.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

écorcer

  1. to debark, to strip the bark from a tree

ConjugationEdit

This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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