roothold

noun
root·hold | \ˈrüt-ˌhōld, ˈru̇t-\

Definition of roothold 

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

2 : a place where plants may obtain a roothold

First Known Use of roothold

1795, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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