- to plant again.
- to cover again with plants, sow with seeds, etc.: After the drought, we had to replant the south lawn.
- to transfer (a plant) from one soil or container to another.
- Surgery. to reattach, as a severed arm, finger, or toe, especially with the use of microsurgery to reconnect nerves and blood vessels.
Origin of replant
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Examples from the Web for replanting
The culprits are not Hasidic Jews running amok around the world or Tea-baggers bent on replanting Christianity among the heathen.Only Muslims Can Stop Muslim Terror
Leslie H. Gelb
January 7, 2010
Testing is easy; replanting is costly and often results in a short crop.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
In such a case, delay in replanting could be avoided by having the seeds on hand.The Vegetable Garden
Replanting is unthought of and the young trees are treated as a nuisance.History of California
Helen Elliott Bandini
This digging up and replanting is always accompanied by some cutting of roots.Dwarf Fruit Trees
F. A. Waugh
The Government is replanting many bare mountain-sides here, as in the Hautes Alpes, in order to improve the soil and climate.The Roof of France
- to plant againshe replanted the bulbs that the dog had dug up
- to reattach (a severed limb or part) by surgery
Word Origin and History for replanting
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To reattach an organ, limb, or other body part surgically to the original site.
- An organ, limb, or body part that has been replanted.
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