variants: also British suberise \ ˈsübəˌrīz \ or less commonly suberinize also British suberinise \ -​ərə̇ˌnīz \

Definition of suberize

: to cause or effect the suberization of

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History and Etymology for suberize

suberize from Latin suber cork oak, cork + English -ize; suberinize from suberin + -ize

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“Suberize.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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