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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The process of rooting branches, twigs, or stems that are still attached to a parent plant, as by placing a specially treated part in moist soil.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The operation of propagating plants by layers. See layer, v. t.

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

  • noun A propagating by layers.

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

  • noun A method of plant propagation by rooting cuttings.
  • verb Present participle of layer.

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