suberize

transitive verb

su·​ber·​ize
variants also British suberise
ˈsübəˌrīz
or less commonly suberinize also British suberinise
-ərə̇ˌnīz
-ed/-ing/-s
: to cause or effect the suberization of

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Suberize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suberize. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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