What does the word propagate mean?

Usage examples for propagate

  1. The variety is difficult to propagate and, therefore, not in favor with nurserymen. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  2. We then choose the " scion"- a twig of the rose we wish to propagate which has already flowered, with plump but not too large buds behind each leaf stalk. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley