suberose

[ soo-buh-rohs ]
/ ˈsu bəˌroʊs /

adjective

of the nature of cork; corklike; corky.

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Also su·ber·ous [soo-ber-uh s] /ˈsu bər əs/.

Origin of suberose

1835–45; < New Latin sūberōsus; see suber, -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for suberose

suberose

subereous (sjuːˈbɛrɪəs) or suberic (sjuːˈbɛrɪk)

/ (ˈsjuːbəˌrəʊs) /

adjective

botany relating to, resembling, or consisting of cork; corky
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