Horticulture. the process of grafting a shoot or stem of one plant onto a section of root of another.
a plant, commonly a young one, that is the result of root grafting.
the natural underground growing together or joining of the roots of nearby plants.
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Origin of root graft
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for root graft
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