any of a tropical family (Capitonidae) of brightly colored piciform birds having a large, strong bill with bristles at its base
Origin of barbetFr, diminutive of barbe, beard
Any of various brightly colored tropical birds of the order Piciformes that have a broad bill with bristles at the base and are closely related to the toucans.
Origin of barbetProbably from barb1.
From French, from barbe (“beard", "long hair of certain animals”)