Meaning of barbasco
Pronunciation: (bär-bas'kō, -bä'skō), [key]
— pl. -cos.
- a shrub or small tree, Jacquinia barbasco, of tropical America, the source of a substance used to stun fish so they can be caught easily.
- any similar plant yielding a substance that stuns or kills fish.
- the fish-stunning or fish-killing substance obtained from these plants.
- barbasco (Thesaurus)