One of a series of branches fused to the rachis (stem) of a feather. The barbs themselves also have branches called barbules, which have hooks that lock the barbs together[WP]. [ https://en.wikivet.net/Feather_-_Anatomy_%26_Physiology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barb_(feather) ]

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One of a series of branches fused to the rachis (stem) of a feather. The barbs themselves also have branches called barbules, which have hooks that lock the barbs together[WP].

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