ingraft definition

  • verb:
    • alternate spelling of engraft.
    • cause to grow together parts from different plants
  • verb-transitive:
    • To insert, as a scion of 1 tree, shrub, or plant an additional for propagation;
    • To at the mercy of the entire process of grafting; to provide with grafts or scions; to graft.
  • others:
    • To insert, as a scion of one tree or plant into another, for propagation; propagate by insertion; for this reason, to fix as on or in a stock or assistance; embed; insert: since, to ingraft a peach on a plum.
    • To at the mercy of the entire process of grafting, as a tree; furnish with a graft.
    • Figuratively, to set or fix deep and firm; infix; implant.
    • To inoculate. Compare inoculate, 1.
    • Synonyms Inculcate, etc. See implant.
    • Ingrafted.

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