adjective Botany.

bearing berries.

Origin of baccate

1820–30; < Latin bāca, bacca berry + -ate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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adjective botany

like a berry in form, texture, etc
bearing berries

Word Origin for baccate

C19: from Latin bāca berry
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baccate in Medicine




Resembling a berry in texture or form; berrylike.
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