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  • v. Alternative spelling of engraft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation;
  • transitive v. To subject to the process of grafting; to furnish with grafts or scions; to graft.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To insert, as a scion of one tree or plant into another, for propagation; propagate by insertion; hence, to fix as on or in a stock or support; embed; insert: as, to ingraft a peach on a plum.
  • To subject to the process of grafting, as a tree; furnish with a graft.
  • Figuratively, to set or fix deep and firm; infix; implant.
  • To inoculate. Compare inoculate, 1.
  • Synonyms Inculcate, etc. See implant.
  • Ingrafted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. cause to grow together parts from different plants


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