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barbu

[ bahr-boo ]
/ bɑrˈbu /
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noun

a threadfin, Polydactylus virginicus, inhabiting western Atlantic coastal waters.

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Origin of barbu

<French: literally, bearded, having barbels or wattles <Late Latin *barbūtus, for Latin barbātus.See barbate
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