Barbarossa

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Borrowed from Italian Barbarossa, from barba (beard) + rossa (red).

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Barbarossa

  1. A surname, from Italian​.
    David Barbarossa
    Theodore Cotillo Barbarossa
  2. An epithet or nickname applied to certain historical characters.
    Frederick Barbarossa (Holy Roman Emperor 1122–1190)
  3. (historical) Operation Barbarossa: the 1941 Nazi German invasion of the Soviet Union in World War II, named after the emperor.

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