Suberous
Suberose Su"ber*ose`, Suberous Su"ber*ous, a. [L. suber the cork tree: cf. F. sub['e]reux.] (Bot.) Having a corky texture. [1913 Webster]

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  • suberous — adj. of or related to cork, resembling cork (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suberous — a. See suberose …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • suberous — su·ber·ous …   English syllables

  • suberous — adjective see suberose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suberose — Su ber*ose , Suberous Su ber*ous, a. [L. suber the cork tree: cf. F. sub[ e]reux.] (Bot.) Having a corky texture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suberose — /sooh beuh rohs /, adj. of the nature of cork; corklike; corky. Also, suberous /sooh beuhr euhs/. [1835 45; < NL suberosus; see SUBER, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • suberic — adjective Of or related to the layer of cells in trees just below the epidermis See Also: suberin, suberose, suberous …   Wiktionary

  • Levity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Levity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 levity levity Sgm: N 1 lightness lightness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 imponderability imponderability buoyancy volatility GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 feather feather …   English dictionary for students

  • suberose — a.; (also suberous) Cork like, corky, soft, elastic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • suberose — /ˈsubəroʊs/ (say soohbuhrohs) adjective of the nature of cork; cork like; corky. Also, suberous /ˈsubərəs/ (say soohbuhruhs). {Latin sūber cork + ose2} …   Australian English dictionary

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