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suffrutescent

[suhf-roo-tes-uh nt] /ˌsʌf rʊˈtɛs ənt/
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1.
partially or slightly woody; subshrubby.
Origin of suffrutescent
1810-1820
1810-20; < New Latin suffrutēscent- (stem of suffrutēscēns), equivalent to Latin suf- suf- + New Latin frut- (shortened stem of Latin frutex shrub, bush) + Latin -ēscent- -escent
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