repot

verb
re·​pot | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpät How to pronounce repot (audio) \
repotted; repotting

Definition of repot

: to put (a plant) into another pot If you want to give more root space to a growing plant, repot it with more soil in a slightly larger container.Reader's Digest Crafts and Hobbies Give it a pot at least 16 inches wide and deep, and repot occasionally to freshen the soil …— Jim McCausland

First Known Use of repot

1754, in the meaning defined above

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“Repot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repot. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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