Term: graft (noun)
Derivation: From Middle English "graffe."
Definition: A small shoot or scion of a plant inserted in another plant, the stock of which is to support and nourish it. The two unite and become one plant, but the graft determines the kind of fruit.
Term: graft (verb)
Definition: To insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another plant; to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to insert a graft upon.