barbate

[bahr-beyt]
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Origin of barbate

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

adjective
  1. mainly biology having tufts of long hairs; bearded

Word Origin for barbate

C19: from Latin barba a beard
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