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Meaning of ROOTSTOCK

Pronunciation:  'root`stâk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  root or part of a root used for plant propagation; especially that part of a grafted plant that supplies the roots
  2. [n]  a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
 

ROOTSTOCK is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rhizome, rootstalk
 
 See Also: stalk, stem, stock

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Root"stock`\, n. (Bot.)
A perennial underground stem, producing leafly s?ems or
flower stems from year to year; a rhizome.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A short, erect, swollen structure at the junction of the root and shoot systems of a plant.
 

 

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