barbate

[bahr-beyt]

adjective Botany, Zoology.

tufted or furnished with hairs; bearded.

Nearby words

  1. barbary fig,
  2. barbary sheep,
  3. barbary states,
  4. barbasco,
  5. barbastelle,
  6. barbe,
  7. barbecue,
  8. barbecue sauce,
  9. barbecue stopper,
  10. barbed

Origin of barbate

1850–55; < Latin barbātus, equivalent to barb(a) beard + -ātus -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for barbate

barbate

adjective

mainly biology having tufts of long hairs; bearded

Word Origin for barbate

C19: from Latin barba a beard

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