HyperDic: rootstock

English > 2 senses of the word rootstock:
NOUNplantrootstock, rhizome, rootstalka horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
plantrootstockroot or part of a root used for plant propagation
English > rootstock: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure.
Synonymsrhizome, rootstalk
Broaderstalk, stemA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Spanishportainjerto, rizoma
Catalanrizoma
English > rootstock: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningroot or part of a root used for plant propagation; especially that part of a grafted plant that supplies the roots.
BroaderstockA plant or stem onto which a graft is made
Spanishcepa, pie

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