Definition of baccate in English:
1Bearing berries; berried.
- For yuccas, Addicott notes that the baccate (fleshy-fruited) species typically lose more seeds to yucca moth larvae than do the dry-fruited capsular yuccas.
- The fruits are ordinarily dehiscent capsules, while some species have baccate fruits or nut-like fruits.
- Fruits are occasionally baccate, usually capsular and sometimes winged or lobed, or indehiscent and dry or fleshy.
1.1Of the nature of a berry; berrylike.
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