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root graft

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noun
  1. Horticulture. the process of grafting a shoot or stem of one plant onto a section of root of another.
  2. a plant, commonly a young one, that is the result of root grafting.
  3. the natural underground growing together or joining of the roots of nearby plants.

Origin of root graft

First recorded in 1815–25
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Historical Examples

  • We found after some experience that it was not difficult to root-graft.

    Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting

    Northern Nut Growers Association