barbate

adjective
bar·​bate | \ ˈbärˌbāt \

Definition of barbate

1 : bearded
2 botany : bearing long stiff hairs

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History and Etymology for barbate

Latin barbatus, from barba beard + -atus -ate

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“Barbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barbate. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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