Definition of peridermis in US English:

peridermis

noun

  • 1Botany= "periderm". rare.

  • 2Embryology= "periderm".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From peri- + -dermis.

Pronunciation

peridermis

/ˌpɛrɪˈdəːmɪs/