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Definition of barbel
barbelBarb Barb, n. [F. barbe, fr. L. barba beard. See Beard, n.]
1. Beard, or that which resembles it, or grows in the place
The barbel, so called by reason of his barbs, or
wattles in his mouth. --Walton.
2. A muffler, worn by nuns and mourners. [Obs.]
3. pl. Paps, or little projections, of the mucous membrane,
which mark the opening of the submaxillary glands under
the tongue in horses and cattle. The name is mostly
applied when the barbs are inflamed and swollen. [Written
also barbel and barble.]
4. The point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook,
etc., to prevent it from being easily extracted. Hence:
Anything which stands out with a sharp point obliquely or
crosswise to something else. ``Having two barbs or
5. A bit for a horse. [Obs.] --Spenser.
6. (Zo["o]l.) One of the side branches of a feather, which
collectively constitute the vane. See Feather.
7. (Zo["o]l.) A southern name for the kingfishes of the
eastern and southeastern coasts of the United States; --
also improperly called whiting.
8. (Bot.) A hair or bristle ending in a double hook. BarbelBarbel Bar"bel, n.[OE. barbel, F. barbeau, dim. of L. barbus
barbel, fr. barba beard. See 1st Barb.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A slender tactile organ on the lips of certain
2. (Zo["o]l.) A large fresh-water fish ( Barbus vulgaris)
found in many European rivers. Its upper jaw is furnished
with four barbels.
3. pl. Barbs or paps under the tongued of horses and cattle.
See 1st Barb, 3.
Meaning of barbel from wikipedia
(anatomy), a whisker-like organ
near the mouth found
in some fish (notably catfish, loaches
and cyprinids) and turtles
- fish anatomy
anatomy, a barbel
is a slender, whiskerlike sensory organ
near the mouth. Fish that have barbels include
the catfish, the carp, the...
all of the genus
Barbus. They are usually found
and rocky-bottomed slow-flowing...
- The common barbel
barbus, is a species
to the family
Cyprinidae. It shares
' with its many...
- The Barbel
-cl**** submarines, the last diesel-electric propelled attack submarines built
by the United States
- for talk show Bärbel
Schäfer Official website
by and about Bärbel
Schäfer in the...
and also proposed measuring fever
at airports. SPD health policymaker Bärbel
Bas said measuring fever
made no sense because
not all infected
of the United States
Navy have been named Barbel
, a type of European
carp. USS Barbel
(SS-316), was a Balao-cl**** submarine
- The Italian barbel
(Barbus plebejus) is a species
fish in the family
Cyprinidae, nearly related
to the common barbel Barbus
- des „Reichsführers SS“ Heinrich Himmler Margarete Himmler
(1893–1967) In: Bärbel Sunderbrink
in der Bielefelder
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