from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of forming plantations of trees; also, the act or art of inserting plants in the soil.
  • noun A planted place; a grove; a plantation.
  • noun In architecture, the laying of the first courses of stone in a foundation.

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

  • noun The act or operation of setting in the ground for propagation, as seeds, trees, shrubs, etc.; the forming of plantations, as of trees; the carrying on of plantations, as of sugar, coffee, etc.
  • noun That which is planted; a plantation.
  • noun (Arch.), engraving The laying of the first courses of stone in a foundation.

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

  • noun A plant (or clipping) that has been freshly planted.
  • verb Present participle of plant.

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

  • noun the act of fixing firmly in place
  • noun putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow
  • noun a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area


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