understock

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

under- +‎ stock

Verb[edit]

understock (third-person singular simple present understocks, present participle understocking, simple past and past participle understocked)

  1. (transitive) To stock with an insufficient amount.
    If you understock the shop, you'll run out of goods while there are still customers wanting to buy them.

Noun[edit]

understock (plural understocks)

  1. (horticulture) The rootstock onto which the scion is grafted.