Suffrutescent
Suffrutescent Suf`fru*tes"cent, a. [Pref. suf- + frutescent.] (Bot.) Slightly woody at the base. [1913 Webster]

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  • suffrutescent — ● suffrutescent, suffrutescente adjectif Se dit d une espèce végétale qui a les caractères du sous arbrisseau. suffrutescent, ente [syfʀytesɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj. ÉTYM. 1872; réfection, d après le lat. sub, de sous frutescent. ❖ ♦ Bot. Qui a les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • suffrutescent — suffrutescent, ente (suf fru tè ssan, ssant ) adj. Qui a le port d un sous arbrisseau, qui tient des sous arbrisseaux …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • suffrutescent — /suf roo tes euhnt/, adj. partially or slightly woody; subshrubby. [1810 20; < NL suffrutescent (s. of suffrutescens), equiv. to L suf SUF + NL frut (shortened s. of L frutex shrub, bush) + L escent ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • suffrutescent — adjective Slightly woody at the base …   Wiktionary

  • suffrutescent — suf·fru·tes·cent …   English syllables

  • suffrutescent —   a. having woody base.    ♦ suffruticose,    ♦ suffruticous, a. applied to such perennial plant, remaining herbaceous in upper part …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • suffrutescent — adjective of a plant; having a woody base that does not die down each year • Similar to: ↑woody …   Useful english dictionary

  • suffrutescente — ● suffrutescent, suffrutescente adjectif Se dit d une espèce végétale qui a les caractères du sous arbrisseau …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Asplenium Ruta-muraria — Rue Rue, n. [F. rue, L. ruta, akin to Gr. ?; cf. AS. r?de.] 1. (Bot.) A perennial suffrutescent plant ({Ruta graveolens}), having a strong, heavy odor and a bitter taste; herb of grace. It is used in medicine. [1913 Webster] Then purged with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bocconia frutescens — Parrot Par rot (p[a^]r r[u^]t), n. [Prob. fr. F. Pierrot, dim. of Pierre Peter. F. pierrot is also the name of the sparrow. Cf. {Paroquet}, {Petrel}, {Petrify}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) In a general sense, any bird of the order {Psittaci}. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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