re·​graft (ˌ)rē-ˈgraft How to pronounce regraft (audio)
regrafted; regrafting

transitive verb

: to graft (something) again or anew
… Raymond was harvesting fruit from estate vineyards … which have been regrafted or replanted and transitioned into organic and biodynamic farming practices.Virginie Boone
regraft noun
plural regrafts
corneal regrafts

Word History

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of regraft was in 1591

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Cite this Entry

“Regraft.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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