grafting by approach
Ablactation Ab`lac*ta"tion n. 1. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam. --Blount. [1913 Webster]

2. (Hort.) The process of grafting now called {inarching}, or {grafting by approach}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ablactation — Ab lac*ta tion n. 1. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam. Blount. [1913 Webster] 2. (Hort.) The process of grafting now called {inarching}, or {grafting by approach}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inarching — Ablactation Ab lac*ta tion n. 1. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam. Blount. [1913 Webster] 2. (Hort.) The process of grafting now called {inarching}, or {grafting by approach}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ablactation — noun a) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young animals from their dam. b) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach …   Wiktionary

  • Approaching — Ap*proach ing, n. (Hort.) The act of ingrafting a sprig or shoot of one tree into another, without cutting it from the parent stock; called, also, inarching and grafting by approach. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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