Definition of inarch in English:

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inarch

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈɑːtʃ/

verb

[with object] Horticulture
Graft (a plant) by connecting a growing branch without separating it from its parent stock: this infestation can be countered by inarching a tolerant rootstock
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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