Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a stem that is woody only at the base; somewhat shrubby.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Slightly woody or shrubby at the base.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Slightly woody at the base.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, only slightly or obscurely woody; a little woody at the base.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a plant; having a woody base that does not die down each year

Etymologies

New Latin suffrutēscēns, suffrutēscent- : Latin sub-, sub- + New Latin frutēscēns, frutescent (from Latin frutex, shrub).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From frutescent. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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    Clipperton Island shrub and grasslands

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