baccate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin baccātus (set or adorned with berries or pearls), from bacca (berry; pearl).

Adjective[edit]

baccate (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Pulpy throughout, like a berry; said of fruits.
    • 1848, Samuel Frederick Gray, Gray's Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia
      [] pericarp drupaceous, or baccate, 1—4 nuts (pyrena), which are sometimes enclosed in an utricular membrane []
  2. Looking like a berry.
  3. Producing berries.

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

baccāe

  1. vocative masculine singular of baccāus