transitive verb

variants also British suberise
or less commonly suberinize also British suberinise
: to cause or effect the suberization of

Word History


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

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“Suberize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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