Barbus

noun
Bar·​bus | \ ˈbärbəs \

Definition of Barbus

: a very large genus of chiefly small often brilliantly colored Old World fishes related to the carps and including a number that are popular in the tropical aquarium

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History and Etymology for Barbus

New Latin, from Latin, barbel

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“Barbus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Barbus. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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