The word barbaban is the imperfect form of barbar in the third person plural. See the full barbar conjugation.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to develop roots)
a. to strike root
Los esquejes que planté han barbado.The cuttings I planted have struck root.
2. (to start having a beard)
a. to grow a beard
El muchacho no tendría más de 15 años, pero ya había barbado.The boy coudn't have been older than fifteen, but he'd already grown a beard.
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intransitive verb
1 (dejarse barba) to grow a beard
2 (Botánica) to strike root
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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