Definition of subereous in US English:

subereous

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Cork-like; = suberose.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From classical Latin sūbereus of or belonging to the cork oak (from sūber + -eus: see -eous) + -ous.

Pronunciation

subereous

/s(j)uːˈbɪərɪəs/