II.Transf., cork: “silvestre,” Verg. A. 11, 554; cf.: ut ramale vetus vegrandi subere coctum, i. e. a thick bark, like that of the cork-tree, Pers. 1, 97.—The tree is called sūbĕrĭes , ēi, f., Lucil. ap. Fest. p. 294 Müll.; cf. Isid. Orig. 17, 7, 27.
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