adipocellulose

noun
ad·​i·​po·​cel·​lu·​lose | \ ¦a-də-(ˌ)pō-ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs \
plural -s

Definition of adipocellulose

: cellulose associated with suberin in the cell walls of cork tissue

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First Known Use of adipocellulose

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adipocellulose

adip- + cellulose

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“Adipocellulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adipocellulose. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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