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graft1 US English

A shoot or twig inserted into a slit on the trunk or stem of a living plant, from which it receives sap

graft2 US English

Practices, especially bribery, used to secure illicit gains in politics or business; corruption

graft3 US English

Hard work

graft1 US Thesaurus

grafts may die from lack of water

graft2 US Thesaurus

sweeping measures to curb official graft

bud-graft US English

Graft a bud of (a plant) onto another plant

crown graft US English

A graft made by crown grafting.

graft union US English

The point on a plant where the graft is joined to the rootstock

onlay graft US English

A tissue graft applied to a surface of an organ; especially a cortical bone graft or a split-thickness or mesh skin graft.

punch graft US English

A graft of tissue (especially of the scalp or skin) removed by means of a surgical punch.

rind-graft US English

A graft made by rind grafting.

root graft US English

A graft of a scion from one plant on to the root of another; a plant propagated by this method.

root-graft US English

To graft (a tree or plant), naturally or artificially, by means of a root graft.

skin graft US English

A surgical operation in which a piece of healthy skin is transplanted to a new site on the body

whip graft US English

(In horticulture) a simple graft in which both stock and scion are cut diagonally

saddle graft US English

A graft made by saddle grafting.