Baccivorous Bac*civ"o*rous, a. [L. bacca berry + vorare to devour.] (Zo["o]l.) Eating, or subsisting on, berries; as, baccivorous birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • bacci- — a combining form meaning berry, used in the formation of compound words: baccivorous. [ < L, comb. form of bacca, baca] * * * …   Universalium

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