Barbet meaning

bärbĭt
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.
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Any of a tropical family (Capitonidae) of brightly colored piciform birds having a large, strong bill with bristles at its base.
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Any of many birds of the family Capitonidae, within the order Piciformes.
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A breed of small dog, with long curly hair.
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A larva that feeds on aphids.
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Origin of barbet

  • Probably from barb

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French, from barbe (“beard", "long hair of certain animals”)

    From Wiktionary