/bækˈsɪfərəs/ (say bak'sifuhruhs)

bearing or producing berries.
{Latin baccifer + -ous}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Bacciferous — Bac*cif er*ous, a. [L. baccifer; bacca berry + ferre to bear.] Producing berries. Bacciferous trees. Ray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bacciferous — [bak sif′ər əs] adj. [L baccifer < bacca, berry + ferre,BEAR1 + OUS] producing berries …   English World dictionary

  • bacciferous — /bak sif euhr euhs/, adj. Bot. bearing or producing berries. [1650 60; < L baccifer (see BACCI , FER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • bacciferous — adjective Producing berries …   Wiktionary

  • bacciferous — bearing berries Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • bacciferous — bac·cif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • bacciferous —   a. bearing berries.    ♦ bacciform, a. berry shaped.    ♦ baccivorous, a. feeding on berries …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bacciferous — adjective producing or bearing berries • Syn: ↑berried, ↑baccate • Similar to: ↑fruitful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cocciferous — Coc*cif er*ous, a. [L. coccum a berry + ferous. See {Coccus}.] Bearing or producing berries; bacciferous; as, cocciferous trees or plants. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Berry — The word berry has two meanings: one based on a botanical definition, the other on common identification. True (botanical) berries are a simple fruit having seeds and pulp produced from a single ovary. In common parlance, however, berries are… …   Wikipedia

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