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barbel (BAHR buhl) (noun)
One of the soft thread-like appendages to the jaws, chin, or nostrils of certain fish; functioning as an organ of touch: In the aquarium Jarvis saw a large freshwater fish with more than one barbel hanging from its mouth.
barbell (BAHR bel") (noun)
A metal bar with weights at each end that is used for exercise and in weight lifting: Jonathan kept lifting the barbell until he was able to lift more weight than the other guys.
Bruno, the school athlete, excelled in the use of the barbell; in addition, he had a large rare fish collection at home, and one of his more interesting fish had a barbell which it used as it was swimming around looking for something to eat.
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