Definition of subsessile in US English:

subsessile

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Not fully sessile; almost sessile.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Lee (1715–1795), nurseryman. From post-classical Latin subsessilis from classical Latin sub- + sessilis.

Pronunciation

subsessile

/sʌbˈsɛsʌɪl/