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English definition of “rootstock”


noun [C]     /ˈruːt.stɒk/ US  /-stɑːk/ specialized
a stem to which part of another plant is joined so that both parts can grow together and get an advantage from a good feature of the stemParts of plants
(Definition of rootstock noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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