bacˈciform adjective
Of the shape of a berry
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Main Entry:bacca

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bacciform, a.
[ad. mod.L. bacciformis, f. bacca berry: see -form. Cf. F. bacciforme.]
in Hooper Med. Dict.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Bacciform — Bac ci*form, a. [L. bacca berry + form.] Having the form of a berry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bacciform — [bak′sə fôrm΄] adj. shaped like a berry * * * …   Universalium

  • bacciform — [bak′sə fôrm΄] adj. shaped like a berry …   English World dictionary

  • bacciform — adjective Having the form of a berry …   Wiktionary

  • bacciform — Berry shaped. [L. bacca, berry] * * * bac·ci·form (bakґsĭ form) [L. bacca berry + form] berry shaped …   Medical dictionary

  • bacciform — shaped like a berry Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • bacciform — /ˈbæksəfɔm/ (say baksuhfawm) adjective berry shaped …   Australian English dictionary

  • baccate — adj. [L. bacca, berry] Berry like in appearance; bacciform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • bacci- — a word element meaning berry , as in bacciform. {Latin, combining form of bacca} …   Australian English dictionary

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