rooting

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English rotynge (rooting); equivalent to root +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

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rooting (countable and uncountable, plural rootings)

  1. A system of roots; a secure attachment (in something); a firm grounding.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark IV:
      as sone as the sun was uppe it caught heet: and because it had nott rotynge it wyddred awaye.
  2. The process of forming roots.
  3. A method of creating a new plant by getting part of an existing plant to form roots.
  4. A hole formed by a pig when it roots in the ground.
    • 1968, Gary Douglas E. Joll, Big game hunting in New Zealand (page 209)
      These rootings may be as deep as two and a half feet, depending on how large a pig has been working.

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Verb[edit]

rooting

  1. present participle of root

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