Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

suberin

play
noun su·ber·in \ˈsü-bə-rən\

Definition of suberin

  1. :  a complex fatty substance found especially in the cell walls of cork



Origin of suberin

French subérine, from Latin suber cork tree, cork


First Known Use: 1830


Medical Dictionary

suberin

play
noun su·ber·in \ˈsü-bə-rən\

Medical Definition of suberin

  1. :  a complex fatty substance that is found in the cells of cork




Learn More about suberin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up suberin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 11, 2016

the holder of an office

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

2.2 pounds 196.5 pounds 16.96 pounds 100 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ