bacciferous

adjective
bac·​cif·​er·​ous | \ (ˈ)bak¦sif(ə)rəs \

Definition of bacciferous

: bearing berries

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First Known Use of bacciferous

circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bacciferous

Latin bacifer, baccifer bearing berries (from baca, bacca berry + -fer -ferous) + English -ous

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The first known use of bacciferous was circa 1656

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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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