Definitions for: Ingraft

[v] cause to grow together parts from different plants; "graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"

Webster (1913) Definition: In*graft", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ingrafted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Ingrafting.] [Written also engraft.]
1. To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in
another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a
plum tree; figuratively, to insert or introduce in such a
way as to make a part of something.

This fellow would ingraft a foreign name Upon our
stock. --Dryden.

A custom . . . ingrafted into the monarchy of Rome.

2. To subject to the process of grafting; to furnish with
grafts or scions; to graft; as, to ingraft a tree.

Synonyms: engraft, graft

See Also: conjoin, join

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