suberize

[ soo-buh-rahyz ]
/ ˈsu bəˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), su·ber·ized, su·ber·iz·ing. Botany.

to convert into cork tissue.
Also especially British, su·ber·ise.

Origin of suberize

1880–85; < Latin sūber cork + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for suberize

suberize

suberise

/ (ˈsjuːbəˌraɪz) /

verb

(tr) botany to impregnate (cell walls) with suberin during the formation of corky tissue

Derived Forms

suberization or suberisation, noun
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