Definition of inarch in English:


Syllabification: in·arch
Pronunciation: /inˈärCH


[with object] Horticulture
  • Graft (a plant) by connecting a growing branch without separating it from its parent stock.
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    • It is necessary to resort to inarching when the roots as well as the trunk have been girdled.
    • Other methods of propagation which are sometimes employed are inarching and shield-budding.
    • Some times, the grafting is done by inarching, but the process is cumbersome, expensive and not very satisfactory.


early 17th century (formerly also as enarch): from en-1, in-2 'into' + the verb arch1.

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