whip-and-tongue graft

[ hwip-uh n-tuhng, wip- ]
/ ˈʰwɪp ənˈtʌŋ, ˈwɪp- /

noun Horticulture.

a graft prepared by cutting both the scion and the stock in a sloping direction and inserting a tongue in the scion into a slit in the stock.

Nearby words

  1. whip in,
  2. whip roll,
  3. whip scorpion,
  4. whip snake,
  5. whip up,
  6. whip-cracker,
  7. whip-round,
  8. whip-tailed,
  9. whip-tailed ray,
  10. whipbird

Compare whip graft.

Also called tongue graft.

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