- tufted or furnished with hairs; bearded.
Origin of barbate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Wordsshaggy, unshaven, bewhiskered, whiskered, bristly, bushy, hairy, hirsute, barbate, beardy, stubbled, stubbly
Examples from the Web for barbate
He had experienced much difficulty in fording the Barbate, which was swollen by recent rains.
Barbate: furnished with barbs; hair with spines or spurs directed backward.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- mainly biology having tufts of long hairs; bearded
C19: from Latin barba a beard
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012