bacciferous vs berried what difference

what is difference between bacciferous and berried

English

Etymology

From Latin baccifer (bearing berries), bacca (berry) + -ferous

Adjective

bacciferous

  1. Producing berries.

References

  • bacciferous in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.



English

Verb

berried

  1. simple past tense and past participle of berry

Adjective

berried (comparative more berried, superlative most berried)

  1. Bearing berries.
    • 1913, D. H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, Penguin 2006, p. 104:
      The kissing-bunch, of berried holly hung with bright and glittering things, spun slowly over Mrs Morel’s head as she trimmed her little tarts in the kitchen.
    • 2013, David Williams, A Little Course in Wine Tasting (page 44)
      This style of wine uses small-berried, thick-skinned grapes which produce less juice than those used for crisp white wines, but with more concentration and weight.
  2. Consisting of a berry; baccate.
    a berried shrub

Anagrams

  • briered

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