top-grafting

top grafting

noun Horticulture.
grafting in the top, as of a tree, in order to replace existing branches with those of a more desired variety or form.

Origin:
1895–1900

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To top-grafting
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: top-grade
Next Definition: top-gun
Words Near: top-grafting
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for top-grafting
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing top-grafting
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;