adj. [L. bacca, berry]
Berry-like in appearance; bacciform.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

(like a berry)

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  • Baccate — Bac cate, a. [L. baccatus, fr. L. bacca berry.] (Bot.) Pulpy throughout, like a berry; said of fruits. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baccate — [bak′āt΄] adj. [L baccatus < bacca, berry] 1. like a berry, as in form 2. bearing berries …   English World dictionary

  • baccate — /bak ayt/, adj. Bot. 1. berrylike. 2. bearing berries. [1820 30; < L baca, bacca berry + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • baccate — adjective a) Pulpy throughout, like a berry; said of fruits. Asa Gray. b) Looking like a berry …   Wiktionary

  • baccate — Berrylike. [L. bacca, berry] * * * bac·cate bak .āt adj pulpy throughout like a berry * * * bac·cate (bakґāt) resembling a berry …   Medical dictionary

  • baccate — adj. berry like …   English contemporary dictionary

  • baccate — a. (Bot.) Of a pulpy nature (like a berry) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • baccate — bac·cate …   English syllables

  • baccate — /ˈbækeɪt/ (say bakayt) adjective 1. berry like. 2. bearing berries. {Latin baccātus berried} …   Australian English dictionary

  • baccate —   a. pulpy; like a berry; bearing berries …   Dictionary of difficult words

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