noun Date: circa 1895 the principles and practice of grafting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Graftage — Graft age, n. (Hort.) The science of grafting, including the various methods of practice and details of operation. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graftage — [graf′tij] n. 1. the act or science of grafting 2. the state of being grafted …   English World dictionary

  • graftage — tij, tēj noun ( s) : the act or the principles and practice of grafting in horticulture : grafting * * * graftage (ˈgrɑːftɪdʒ, æ ) [f. graft v.1 + age.] The action of grafting or fact …   Useful english dictionary

  • graftage — /graf tij, grahf /, n. the art or practice of inserting a part of one plant into another plant in such a way that the two will unite and continue their growth. [1890 95; GRAFT1 + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • graftage — graft·age …   English syllables

  • graftage — graft•age [[t]ˈgræf tɪdʒ, ˈgrɑf [/t]] n. bot the technique or practice of grafting • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • whip graftage — whip grafting or whip graftage, the act or method of making a whip graft …   Useful english dictionary

  • notch graftage — noun see notch grafting …   Useful english dictionary

  • fruit farming — Introduction       growing of fruit crops, including nuts, primarily for use as human food.       The subject of fruit and nut production deals with intensive culture of perennial plants, the fruits of which have economic significance (a nut is a …   Universalium

  • horticulture — horticultural, adj. horticulturist, n. /hawr ti kul cheuhr/, n. 1. the cultivation of a garden, orchard, or nursery; the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants. 2. the science and art of cultivating such plants. [1670… …   Universalium

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