In*graft" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ingrafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Ingrafting.] [Written also engraft.]


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. Burke.


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


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