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circa 1656, in the meaning defined above
Latin bacifer, baccifer bearing berries (from baca, bacca berry + -fer -ferous) + English -ous
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“Bacciferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacciferous. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.
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