Barbara Definition

bärbə-rə, -brə
noun
A feminine name: dim. Babs, Barb, Barbie; var. Barbra, Babette.
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A syllogism in which all three propositions are of the form "All X are Y" or "X is a Y".

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pronoun
A female given name.
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other
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.
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Other Word Forms of Barbara

Noun

Singular:
Barbara
Plural:
barbaras

Origin of Barbara

  • Name of a legendary saint, Latin Barbara, feminine form of barbarus, from Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (barbaros, “strange, foreign”). Compare Sanskrit बर्बर (barbara, “barbarian”).

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  • An arbitrarily chosen word with three A's in it representing universal affirmatives.

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