bar bate


adjective Botany, Zoology.
tufted or furnished with hairs; bearded.

1850–55; < Latin barbātus, equivalent to barb(a) beard + -ātus -ate1 Unabridged
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barbate (ˈbɑːbeɪt)
chiefly biology having tufts of long hairs; bearded
[C19: from Latin barba a beard]

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