root graft

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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. root division,
  2. root doctor,
  3. root filament,
  4. root for,
  5. root ginger,
  6. root hair,
  7. root knot,
  8. root mean square,
  9. root nodule,
  10. root of lung

Origin of root graft

First recorded in 1815–25

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