engraft

 /ɪnˈɡrɑːft/

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WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
en•graft  (en graft, -gräft),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. Botany[Hort.]to insert, as a scion of one tree or plant into another, for propagation:to engraft a peach on a plum.

v.i. 
  1. Surgery(of living tissue) to become grafted.
Also,  ingraft.  en′graf•tation, en•graftment, n. 
  • en-1 + graft1 1575–85


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

engraft, ingraft /ɪnˈɡrɑːft/ vb (transitive)
  1. to graft (a shoot, bud, etc) onto a stock
  2. to incorporate in a firm or permanent way; implant: they engrafted their principles into the document

ˌengrafˈtation, ˌingrafˈtation, enˈgraftment, inˈgraftment n



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