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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Transplant  \Trans*plant"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Transplanted}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Transplanting}.]  [F.  transplanter,  L. 
  transplantare  trans  across  over  +  plantare  to  plant.  See 
  {Plant}.] 
  1.  To  remove,  and  plant  in  another  place  as  to  transplant 
  trees.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  remove,  and  settle  or  establish  for  residence  in 
  another  place  as  to  transplant  inhabitants. 
 
  Being  transplanted  out  of  his  cold,  barren  diocese 
  of  St  David  into  a  warmer  climate.  --Clarendon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  transplanting 
  n  :  the  act  of  uprooting  and  moving  a  plant  to  a  new  location 
  [syn:  {transplant}] 




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