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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The place where something begins, where it springs into being; A developed system of underground growth.

Usage examples (19)
  • Strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith
  • This was to give the peas deep rootage, which is a point necessary for the quick and stable growth of this vegetable.
  • It had a pointed roof of some rough material, dull under the sun, and gave rootage in places to vines, even a small tree.
  • This morainial deposit which offered rootage for the trees and bushes was but a narrow streak -- a sort of an island on the glacier. for more
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