steckling

noun steck·ling \ˈstekliŋ, -lēŋ\

Definition of steckling

plural

-s

  1. :  a small late-planted plant of a biennial root crop (such as beet or carrot) that is usually dug and stored over winter and replanted the next season for seed production

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Origin and Etymology of steckling

German, from stecken to stick, insert (from Old High German stecchen) + -ling — more at stick


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