graftage

[ graf-tij, grahf- ]

noun
  1. the art or practice of inserting a part of one plant into another plant in such a way that the two will unite and continue their growth.

Origin of graftage

1
First recorded in 1890–95; graft1 + -age

Words Nearby graftage

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How to use graftage in a sentence

  • Plants must be more or less closely related to each other to allow of successful graftage of the one upon the other.

    The Nursery Book | Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • graftage may be divided into three general divisions, between which, however, there are no decisive lines of separation: 1.

    The Nursery Book | Liberty Hyde Bailey