adjective Botany, Zoology.
tufted or furnished with hairs; bearded.
Origin of barbate
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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
Word Origin for barbate
C19: from Latin barba a beard
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