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A waxy waterproof substance present in the cell walls of certain plant tissues, especially cork.
[French subérine : Latin sūber, cork + French -ine, adj. suff.; see -ine2.]
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(Elements & Compounds) a fatty or waxy substance that is present in the walls of cork cells, making them impermeable to water and resistant to decay
[C19: from Latin sūber cork + -in]
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a waxlike, fatty substance occurring in the cell walls of cork tissue, as in bark.
[1820–30; < Latin sūber cork]
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