barbu

[ bahr-boo ]
/ bɑrˈbu /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. barbless,
  2. barbotage,
  3. barbotine,
  4. barbour,
  5. barbour jacket,
  6. barbuda,
  7. barbudo,
  8. barbule,
  9. barbusse,
  10. barbut

Origin of barbu

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

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