Definition of Bacciform

1. a. Having the form of a berry.



Definition of Bacciform

1. Adjective. Having the form of a berry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bacciform

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bacciform

1. Berry-shaped. Origin: L. Bacca, berry (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacciform

bacchanology
bacchant
bacchante
bacchantes
bacchantic
bacchants
bacchiac
bacchian
bacchic
bacchical
bacchii
bacchius
bacchus
baccies
bacciferous
bacciform (current term)
baccilar
baccivorous
bacco
baccoes
baccos
baccy
bace
bacharach
bachata
bachatero
bachateros
bache
bached
bacheelor

Literary usage of Bacciform

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Index Filicum: a Synopsis, with Characters, of the Genera, Extensively by Thomas Moore (1857)
"Fronds dissimilar, the sterile pinnato-pinnatifid, the fertile bi-pinnate ; the pinnules contracted incurved, sub-globose, or bacciform. Rhizome creeping. ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"Fruit fleshy, drupaceous (of the form of a drupe) or bacciform (of the form of a berry); indehiscent (not opening ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1805)
"Fruit often capsular, sometimes bacciform ; cells equal in number to that of the styles, with several valves formed by the turning back of their borders. ..."

4. Ferns: British and Exotic by E J. Lowe (1862)
"The contractions of the segments form a unilateral raceme, oblong, ovate, and bacciform, concealing the sori. Fronds lateral, adherent to a creeping rhizoma ..."

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