bacciferous


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bacciferous

(bækˈsɪfərəs)
adj
(Botany) bearing berries
[C17: from Latin bācifer, from bāca berry + ferre to bear]
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Adj.1.bacciferous - producing or bearing berriesbacciferous - producing or bearing berries  
fruitful - productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"
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The food source of the Plateau was richer in fruits from bacciferous plants, other edible vegetation and lichens, in comparison to the areas rich with larger, more abundant game animals like buffalo.