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adjective \ˈbärd\

: covered by a bar or a set of bars

: having bands or stripes of different color

Full Definition of BARRED

:  marked by or divided off by bars; especially :  having alternate bands of different color <a barred feather>

Examples of BARRED

  1. He looked out the barred windows of the jail.
  2. a bird with a barred tail

First Known Use of BARRED

14th century

Other Biology Terms

autochthonous, fecund, homunculus, phylogeny, substrate

Rhymes with BARRED


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