Barbara[bär′bə rə, -brə]
a feminine name: dim. Babs, Barb, Barbie; var. Barbra, Babette
Origin of BarbaraClassical Latin feminine of barbarus (see barbarous), literally , foreign, strange
, Saint fl. c. AD 270.
Greek Christian whose legendary life and martyrdom formed the basis for many later works of religious art. Her feast, December 4, was dropped from the Catholic liturgical calendar in 1969.
- A syllogism in which all three propositions are of the form "All X are Y" or "X is a Y".
An arbitrarily chosen word with three A's in it representing universal affirmatives.
- A female given name.
OriginSee also: Bárbara