layerage
noun Date: 1902 the practice, art, or process of rooting plants by layering

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • layerage — [lā′ər ij] n. the growing of plants by layering * * * …   Universalium

  • layerage — [lā′ər ij] n. the growing of plants by layering …   English World dictionary

  • layerage — n. act of inducing a twig to root while still attached to the parent plant (Gardening) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • layerage — lay·er·age …   English syllables

  • layerage — lay•er•age [[t]ˈleɪ ər ɪdʒ[/t]] n. bot layering 2) • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • layerage — āərij, eər noun ( s) : the practice or art of layering plants …   Useful english dictionary

  • serpentine layerage — noun : a method of layering which is used chiefly with woody vines and in which the stem to be propagated is laid on the ground and covered with earth at intervals to induce rooting of the buried sections which are later separated to form new… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mound layerage — noun see mound layering …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip layerage — noun see tip layering …   Useful english dictionary

  • layering — /lay euhr ing/, n. 1. the wearing of lightweight or unconstructed garments one upon the other, as to create a fashionable ensemble or to provide warmth without undue bulkiness or heaviness. 2. Tailoring. the trimming of multiple layers of fabric… …   Universalium

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