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suberize

[soo-buh-rahyz] /ˈsu bəˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), suberized, suberizing. Botany
1.
to convert into cork tissue.
Also, especially British, suberise.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Latin sūber cork + -ize
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suberize

/ˈsjuːbəˌraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) (botany) to impregnate (cell walls) with suberin during the formation of corky tissue
Derived Forms
suberization, suberisation, noun
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