Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun One who grafts or inserts scions in foreign stocks; one who propagates trees or shrubs by grafting.
  • noun A saw designed especially for sawing off limbs and stocks preparatory to grafting. It has a narrow pointed blade and fine teeth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.