Subereous Su*be"re*ous, a. [L. subereus of the cork tree.] Of or pertaining to cork; of the nature of cork; suberose. [1913 Webster]

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  • subereous — /sooh bear ee euhs/, adj. of the nature of or resembling cork; suberose. [1820 30; < L subereus; see SUBER, EOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • subereous — adj. resembling cork, corky …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subereous — su·be·re·ous …   English syllables

  • subereous — /suˈbɪəriəs/ (say sooh bearreeuhs) adjective of the nature of or resembling cork; suberose. {Latin sūbereus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • subereous —   a. pertaining to or like cork.    ♦ suberise, v.t. convert into corky tissue.    ♦ suberose,   a. like cork …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • subereous — adj. (also suberic, suberose) 1 of or concerning cork. 2 corky. Etymology: L suber cork, cork oak …   Useful english dictionary

  • su|ber|in — «SOO buhr ihn», noun. a substance in cork tissue that gives cork its waterproof quality. ╂[< Latin sūber (see etym. under subereous (Cf. ↑subereous)) + English in] …   Useful english dictionary

  • su|ber|ize — «SOO buh ryz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. Botany to change (a cell wall) into cork tissue by the formation of suberin. ╂[< Latin sūber, eris (see etym. under subereous (Cf. ↑subereous)) + English ize] …   Useful english dictionary

  • suberic — adjective see subereous …   Useful english dictionary

  • su|ber|ose — «SOO buh rohs», adjective. of or like cork; corky; subereous …   Useful english dictionary

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