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rootstock

noun [C] uk   /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 stem
Translations of “rootstock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 根狀莖, 根砧木…
in Chinese (Simplified) 根状茎, 根砧木…
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