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Definition of barbarian noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

barbarian

noun
/bɑrˈbɛriən/ barbarian pronunciation American
 
1 a person who behaves very badly and has no respect for art, education, etc.2 a person long ago in the past who belonged to a European people which was considered wild and uncivilizedbarbarian invasions of the fifth century