Ingrafting
Ingraft In*graft", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ingrafted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ingrafting}.] [Written also engraft.] [1913 Webster] 1. To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a plum tree; [figuratively], to insert or introduce in such a way as to make a part of something. [1913 Webster]

This fellow would ingraft a foreign name Upon our stock. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

A custom . . . ingrafted into the monarchy of Rome. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. To subject to the process of grafting; to furnish with grafts or scions; to graft; as, to ingraft a tree. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ingrafting — n. insertion of a shoot or twig from one tree into another for propagation; implanting, incorporating, grafting in (also engrafting) in·graft || ɪn græft / grɑːft v. insert a shoot or twig from one tree into another for propagation; implant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • Budding — Bud ding, n. 1. The act or process of producing buds. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) A process of asexual reproduction, in which a new organism or cell is formed by a protrusion of a portion of the animal or vegetable organism, the bud thus formed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Engraftation — En graf*ta tion, Engraftment En*graft ment, n. The act of ingrafting; ingraftment. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Engraftment — Engraftation En graf*ta tion, Engraftment En*graft ment, n. The act of ingrafting; ingraftment. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grafter — Graft er, n. 1. One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting. [1913 Webster] 2. An instrument by which grafting is facilitated. [1913 Webster] 3. The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inarching — In*arch ing, n. A method of ingrafting. See {Inarch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ingraft — In*graft , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ingrafted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ingrafting}.] [Written also engraft.] [1913 Webster] 1. To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a plum tree;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ingrafted — Ingraft In*graft , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ingrafted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ingrafting}.] [Written also engraft.] [1913 Webster] 1. To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a plum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ingraftment — In*graft ment, n. 1. The act of ingrafting. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing ingrafted; a scion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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