roothold

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noun root·hold \ˈrüt-ˌhōld, ˈru̇t-\

Definition of roothold

  1. 1 :  the anchorage of a plant to soil through the growing and spreading of roots

  2. 2 :  a place where plants may obtain a roothold

1795

First Known Use of roothold

1795

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