Meaning of GRAFT in English



Pronunciation: ' graft

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English graffe, grafte, from Anglo-French greffe, graife stylus, graph, from Medieval Latin graphium, from Latin, stylus, from Greek grapheion, from graphein to write ― more at CARVE

Date: 14th century

1 a : a grafted plant b : SCION 1 c : the point of insertion of a scion upon a stock

2 a : the act of grafting b : something grafted specifically : living tissue used in grafting

graft 1c: a scion, b stock

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