Definition of Engrafting

1. Verb. (present participle of engraft) ¹

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Definition of Engrafting

1. engraft [v] - See also: engraft

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engrafting

engouled
engoulée
engrace
engraced
engraces
engracing
engraff
engraffed
engraffing
engraffment
engraffments
engraffs
engraft
engraftable
engrafted
engrafting (current term)
engraftment
engraftments
engrafts
engrail
engrailed
engrailing
engrailment
engrailments
engrails
engrain
engrained
engraining
engrains
engram

Literary usage of Engrafting

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"engrafting, the process in horticulture br which varieties of one kind of ... No attempts toward engrafting plants on others which do not belong to the same ..."

2. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1807)
"... of their country, " by their engrafting the whole power into their hands; " and thereupon ... engrafting ..."

3. Georgical Essays by Alexander Hunter (1804)
"engrafting Bark on injured Trees *. Some fatted sheep were turned into a valuable orchard of mine of about twenty years growth, and they, in a short time, ..."

4. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"Of the Similarity of the Vegetable to the Animal in the Circumstance of engrafting. Animals and vegetables in this respect are exactly similar. ..."

5. The Speeches of the Late Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart.: Delivered by Robert Peel (1853)
"... though it might be impossible to make an inimitable note, the prospect of engrafting some improvement upon the present note was not hopeless. ..."

6. The Home and Foreign Review (1864)
"habit of engrafting pedigrees on the biblical trunk has brought a great deal of unjust contempt upon Irish and Welsh records. In reality, however, the value ..."

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