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rootstock

rootstock


root·stock  (rtstk, rt-)
n.
1. See rhizome.
2. A root or part of a root used as a stock for plant propagation.
3. A source or origin.

rootstock [ˈruːtˌstɒk]
n
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Botany) another name for rhizome
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Horticulture) another name for stock [7]
3. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Biology) Biology a basic structure from which offshoots have developed

rootstock  (rtstk, rt-)
See rhizome.
rootstock

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