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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Definitions for baccate

  1. Berrylike.
  2. Bearing berries.

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Citations for baccate
Such fruits are collectively called baccate or berried. John Hutton Balfour, Class Book of Botany
Its appearance suggests that it is a capsule becoming baccate. H. N. Ridley, Natural Science
Origin of baccate
1820-1830
Entering English in the 1820s, baccate is derived from the Latin word bacca meaning "berry."