barbellate definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Finely or minutely barbed: barbellate stems.
    • Having a covering of good barbs, quills, spines or thorns
    • Having brief, stiff hairs, usually barbed on point.
    • having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    • Botany Finely or minutely barbed: barbellate stems.
    • Having a covering of good barbs, quills, spines or thorns
    • Having quick, stiff hairs, often barbed within point.
    • having or covered with safety barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
  • others:
    • Having little bristles or barbules: used chiefly in botany. Additionally barbulate.
    • Having small bristles or barbules: used mainly in botany. Also barbulate.

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