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Definition of "barbate" []

  • Having a beard; bearded. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "barbate" in a sentence
  • "(Figure 66), when the animals reminded me, by the barbate opercular peduncle, of the genus Filograna, only that the latter possesses two opercula."
  • "Three years ago I found on the walls of one of my glasses some small worm-tubes (Figure 65), the inhabitants of which bore three pairs of barbate branchial filaments, and had no operculum."
  • "With a barbate opercular peduncle, Filograna-stage;"