barvel
an apron of leather, canvas or oilskin worn while cleaning fish in Newfoundland. See also barbel (2)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • barbel — 1) a slender fleshy process located close to the mouth, usually possessing tactile and/or gustatory sense, and useful in identification, e.g. in Acipenseridae, Gadidae, Ictaluridae, Cyprinidae; 2) a petticoat worm by fishermen at Folkestone. See… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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