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root·stock

 (ro͞ot′stŏk′, ro͝ot′-)
n.
1. A root system of a plant, often with a portion of the stem, to which a shoot or bud is grafted.
2. See rhizome.

rootstock

(ˈruːtˌstɒk)
n
1. (Botany) another word for rhizome
2. (Horticulture) another word for stock7
3. (Biology) biology a basic structure from which offshoots have developed

root•stock

(ˈrutˌstɒk, ˈrʊt-)

n.
1. a root and its associated growth buds, used as a stock in plant propagation.
2. a rhizome.
[1930–35]

root·stock

(ro͞ot′stŏk′)

rootstock

1. The bottom portion (root system) of a grafted plant.
2. The crown of a herbaceous plant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rootstock - a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structurerootstock - a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
2.rootstock - root or part of a root used for plant propagation; especially that part of a grafted plant that supplies the roots
stock - a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants

rootstock

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rootstock

[ˈruːtstɒk] Nrizoma m
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