Definition of suberose in US English:

suberose

adjective

Botany
  • Of leaves, petals, etc.: somewhat erose; having the margin slightly denticulate, as if bitten. Also (of a plant): having leaves of this type.

adjective

Botany
  • Having the appearance of cork; corky in form or texture.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Mason Good (1764–1827), physician and surgeon. From sub- + erose, after scientific Latin suberosus<br>early 19th century. From suber + -ose, after scientific Latin suberosus, specific use of post-classical Latin suberosus. Compare French subéreux.