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replant

[ree-plant, -plahnt] /riˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to plant again.
2.
to cover again with plants, sow with seeds, etc.:
After the drought, we had to replant the south lawn.
3.
to transfer (a plant) from one soil or container to another.
4.
Surgery. to reattach, as a severed arm, finger, or toe, especially with the use of microsurgery to reconnect nerves and blood vessels.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; re- + plant
Related forms
replantation
[ree-plan-tey-shuh n] /ˌri plænˈteɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples from the web for replant
  • replant the mangroves, the olive trees, and rebuild the dams in the desert.
  • Many gardeners who plan huge displays, dig up tulip bulbs annually and replant, which can prove expensive.
  • Esprit is plotting to replant and revive itself on its former home turf with new stores and a long-term investment plan.
  • Learn about opportunities to help replant our urban creeks and forests.
  • The problem was determined to be largely a replant problem.
  • They are also used to replant areas that have been harvested to make wood products.
  • Projected price is used to calculate premium, replant payment and any prevented planting payment.
  • During construction, minimize clearing of trees, shrubs and plants and replant wherever possible.
British Dictionary definitions for replant

replant

/riːˈplɑːnt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to plant again: she replanted the bulbs that the dog had dug up
2.
to reattach (a severed limb or part) by surgery
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Word Origin and History for replant
v.

1570s, from re- "back, again" + plant (v.). Related: Replanted; replanting.

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replant in Medicine

replant re·plant (rē-plānt')
v. re·plant·ed, re·plant·ing, re·plants
To reattach an organ, limb, or other body part surgically to the original site. n. (rē'plānt')
An organ, limb, or body part that has been replanted.

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