Engraft meaning

ĕn-grăft
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To plant firmly; establish.
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To become successfully incorporated in the host body. Used of a transplanted tissue.
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To establish firmly; implant.
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To graft (a scion) onto or into another plant.
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To graft (a shoot, etc.) from one plant onto another.
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To insert, as a scion of one tree or plant into another, for the purpose of propagation; graft onto a plant.
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To fix firmly into place.
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(rare) Engrafted.
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Origin of engraft

  • From earlier ingraft, equivalent to en- (“in”) +‎ graft.

    From Wiktionary