HyperDic: barbellate

English > 1 sense of the word barbellate:
ADJECTIVEallbarbellate, barbed, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thornyhaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
English > barbellate: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc..
Synonymsbarbed, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thorny
Broaderarmed(used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
Spanisherizado, espinoso, punzante
Catalaneriçat, espinós, punxant
Nounsbarbelslender tactile process on the jaws of a fish

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