This page has 3 definitions of engraft in English. Engraft is a verb and adjective. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
- To insert, as a scion of one tree or plant into another, for the purpose of propagation; graft onto a plant
- To fix firmly into place
- 1609, William Shakespeare, “Sonnet 15”, in Shake-speares Sonnets. […], London: By G[eorge] Eld for T[homas] T[horpe] and are to be sold by William Aspley, OCLC 216596634:
- Then the conceit of this inconstant stay
Sets you most rich in youth before my sight,
Where wasteful Time debateth with Decay,
To change your day of youth to sullied night;
And all in war with Time for love of you,
As he takes from you, I engraft you new.
- For quotations using this term, see Citations:engraft.
To insert, as a scion