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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.
  • n. An instrument by which grafting is facilitated.
  • n. The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree.
  • n. Someone who works in market stalls.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.
  • n. An instrument by which grafting is facilitated.
  • n. The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who grafts or inserts scions in foreign stocks; one who propagates trees or shrubs by grafting.
  • n. A saw designed especially for sawing off limbs and stocks preparatory to grafting. It has a narrow pointed blade and fine teeth.
  • n. One who ‘grafts’ (see graft, verb); one who takes or makes ‘graft’ or dishonest private gain, especially in positions of trust, and in ways peculiarly secret and corrupt.

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