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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.
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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