barbudo

noun
bar·​bu·​do | \ bärˈbü(ˌ)dō \
plural -s

Definition of barbudo

1 : any of several threadfins used as food especially : a common species (Polynemus virginicus) of the Caribbean and adjacent areas
2 : any of several berycoid fishes (genus Polymixia) widely distributed in the deeper waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans

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History and Etymology for barbudo

American Spanish, from Spanish, adjective, bearded, from barba beard, from Latin; from the barbels

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“Barbudo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barbudo. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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