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graft hybrid

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  1. a hybrid plant that is produced by grafting and that exhibits characters of both the stock and the scion.

Origin of graft hybrid

First recorded in 1865–70
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graft hybrid

  1. a plant produced by grafting a scion and stock from dissimilar plants such that cells of both stock and scion are mixed in the visible parts, giving an intermediate appearance in at least some parts; chimera
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