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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.
1. a root and its associated growth buds, used as a stock in plant propagation.
2. a rhizome.
1. The bottom portion (root system) of a grafted plant.
2. The crown of a herbaceous plant.
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|Noun||1.||rootstock - a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure|
|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