Definition of barry in English:

barry

adjective

Heraldry
  • Divided into typically four, six, or eight equal horizontal bars of alternating tinctures.

    • ‘More rarely, a barry field can be of two colours or two metals.’
    • ‘In English heraldry, we find examples of a lion passant on the upper trait of a barry field.’
    • ‘The barry field and ermine lion are from the heraldry of the Cecils, and Hatfield has been the seat of this branch of the family ever since.’

Origin

Late 15th century: from French barré barred, striped past participle of barrer.

Pronunciation:

barry

/ˈberē/