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suffrutescent

[ suhf-roo-tes-uhnt ]
/ ˌsʌf rʊˈtɛs ənt /
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adjective
partially or slightly woody; subshrubby.
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Origin of suffrutescent

1810–20; <New Latin suffrutēscent- (stem of suffrutēscēns), equivalent to Latin suf-suf- + New Latin frut- (shortened stem of Latin frutex shrub, bush) + Latin -ēscent--escent

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