adjective bar·bel·late \ˈbärbəˌlāt, (ˈ)bär¦belə̇t\

Definition of barbellate


  1. :  having short stiff hooked bristles or hairs

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Origin and Etymology of barbellate

New Latin barbella short stiff hair (diminutive of Latin barbula, diminutive of barba beard + English -ate — more at beard

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