a graft in which the scion is inserted at the crown of the stock.
(horticulture) a type of graft in which the scion is inserted at the crown of the stock
- Crown green
noun 1. a type of bowling green in which the sides are lower than the middle
- Crown-heel length
crown-heel length n. The length of an embryo or fetus measured from the skull vertex to the heel.
noun 1. an Iranian plant, Fritillaria imperialis, of the lily family, having a purple-spotted stem and a whorl of usually reddish-orange flowers hanging beneath a tuft of leaves, grown as an ornamental. noun 1. a liliaceous garden plant, Fritillaria imperialis, with a cluster of leaves and orange bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem
- Crown-jewel option
noun 1. (informal) an option given by a company subjected to an unwelcome takeover bid to a friendly firm, allowing this firm to buy one or more of its best businesses if the bid succeeds