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Barb    [ Botany ]
Adjective:  Barbed

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          The tip of barbed glochid
A bard is  very stiff bristle-like spine or hair terminating with pointing retrorse projections like awn, prickle or hooks, usually slanted downward or backward.


(for example the glochids of  Cactaceae.)





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