- a threadfin, Polydactylus virginicus, inhabiting western Atlantic coastal waters.
Origin of barbu
< French: literally, bearded, having barbels or wattles < Late Latin *barbūtus, for Latin barbātus. See barbate
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Examples from the Web for barbu
Captain Barbu, who rushed to the rescue, was received by a shower of missiles.Indo-China and Its Primitive People</p>
Barbu and Crafleux piqued themselves on their gentlemanly manners.
Two days before Barbu had invited his brothers-in-arms to dinner.
That is why, on reflection, we hesitated to offend Barbu and Crafleux.
God forbid I shall ever revile the memory of Barbu and Crafleux!