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ingraft


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ingraft  \In*graft"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ingrafted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Ingrafting}.]  [Written  also  engraft.] 
  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 
 
  This  fellow  would  ingraft  a  foreign  name  Upon  our 
  stock.  --Dryden. 
 
  A  custom  .  .  .  ingrafted  into  the  monarchy  of  Rome. 
  --Burke. 
 
  2.  To  subject  to  the  process  of  grafting;  to  furnish  with 
  grafts  or  scions;  to  graft;  as  to  ingraft  a  tree. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ingraft 
  v  :  cause  to  grow  together  parts  from  different  plants;  "graft 
  the  cherry  tree  branch  onto  the  plum  tree"  [syn:  {graft}, 
  {engraft}] 




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