One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In names of compounds related to suberic acid, as "suberic aldehyde", "suberic anhydride", etc. Occasionally also more widely: of or relating to cork.
Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From suber + -ic, probably after either French subérique or Italian suberico.
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