transplant

Part of speech: noun

TRANSPLANTATION.

Part of speech: verb

To remove and plant in another place.

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Usage examples "transplant":

  1. The passage concerning the wilderness, gave me, and still gives me so much delight, that I will transplant it like a rose- bush into this wilderness of mine, hoping it will give like pleasure to my reader. - "The Flight of the Shadow", George MacDonald.
  2. Such trees are slow in starting and are hard to transplant. - "The Pecan and its Culture", H. Harold Hume.
  3. But it's like picking flowers and sticking them in the ground to make a garden- unless you transplant the flower with its roots, and prepare the soil to receive it, your garden will be faded tomorrow. - "The Fruit of the Tree", Edith Wharton.