adjective 1. assisting or auxiliary to, as applied to any bishop in relation to the archbishop or metropolitan who is his superior, or as applied to an assistant or subsidiary bishop who performs episcopal functions in a diocese but has no ordinary jurisdiction, as, in the Church of England, a bishop consecrated to assist the […]
noun 1. a woman advocate of female suffrage. noun 1. a female advocate of the extension of the franchise to women, esp a militant one, as in Britain at the beginning of the 20th century suffragette [(suf-ruh-jet)] A suffragist. Today, the term suffragette is often considered demeaning.
[suhf-roo-tes-uh nt] /ˌsʌf rʊˈtɛs ənt/ adjective 1. partially or slightly woody; subshrubby.
[suh-froo-ti-kohs] /səˈfru tɪˌkoʊs/ adjective 1. woody at the base and herbaceous above. suffruticose /səˈfruːtɪˌkəʊz/ adjective 1. (of a plant) having a permanent woody base and herbaceous branches