root cutting

noun

Definition of root cutting

  1. 1 :  a piece of root used in propagating a plant (as blackberry, horseradish, or oriental poppy) — compare cutting 1a

  2. 2 :  the basal sections of jute fibers unsuitable for use in the spinning process —usually used in plural root-cuttings are separated from the other fibers

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First Known Use of root cutting

1784


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