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noun, plural bac·cae [bak-ee] /ˈbæk i/. Botany.
  1. a berry.
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Origin of bacca

From the Latin word bacca, bāca olive, any round fruit, berry
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Historical Examples of bacca

  • Bet yer a quid o' 'bacca I'm in their show afore you, Billie.

    With the Dyaks of Borneo

    F. S. Brereton

  • Where is the 'bacca I ordered ye to bring from Squirrel Island?

  • Every man ston' with his hands to his sides, and ask of they sojjers for a pinch of bacca.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore

  • Baccate, berried, berry-like, of a pulpy nature like a berry (bacca).

  • Well, Jack, thou know'st there's a craving for a draw or two of bacca.

    Facing Death

    G. A. Henty