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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rootstock  \Root"stock`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  perennial  underground  stem,  producing  leafly  s?ems  or 
  flower  stems  from  year  to  year;  a  rhizome. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  horizontal  plant  stem  with  shoots  above  and  roots  below 
  serving  as  a  reproductive  structure  [syn:  {rhizome},  {rootstalk}] 
  2:  root  or  part  of  a  root  used  for  plant  propagation; 
  especially  that  part  of  a  grafted  plant  that  supplies  the 

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