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suberic (soo-BEHR-ik) adjective

Of or pertaining to cork.

[From French suberique, from Latin suber, cork.]

"Chufa de Valencia: Tuber of the species Cyperus esculentus. This comes in various shapes and sizes, has a thin outer skin, suberic tissue and a high fat and sugar content."
Source: A Report from British Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food.

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