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1 "Acinis." The grape, ivy-berry, elder-berry, and others.
2 "Inter cutem succumque."
3 Baccis. Some confusion is created by the non-existence of English words to denote the difference between a acinus" and "bacca." The latter is properly the "berry;" the grape being the type of the "acinus."
4 See B. xvi. c. 41. The mulberry is the Morus nigra of modern naturalists. It is generally thought that this was the only variety known to the ancients; but Fée queries, from the story of Pyramus and Thisbe, which represents the mulberry as changing from white to blood colour, that the white mulberry was not unknown to them; but through some cause, now unknown, was gradually lost sight of.
5 This is still the case with the mulberry.
6 See B. xvi. c. 71, and B. xxiv. c. 73. He alludes to the blackberry.
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