Suffrutescent definition

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Having a stem that is woody only at the base; somewhat shrubby.
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Having a stem that is woody only at the base; somewhat shrubby.
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(botany) Slightly woody or shrubby at the base.
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Origin of suffrutescent

  • New Latin suffrutēscēns suffrutēscent- Latin sub- sub- New Latin frutēscēns frutescent (from Latin frutex shrub)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary