- 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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Captain Barbu, who rushed to the rescue, was received by a shower of missiles.Indo-China and Its Primitive People
God forbid I shall ever revile the memory of Barbu and Crafleux!
Barbu and Crafleux piqued themselves on their gentlemanly manners.
That is why, on reflection, we hesitated to offend Barbu and Crafleux.
Two days before Barbu had invited his brothers-in-arms to dinner.