rootage Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun fixedness by or as if by roots
    • strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith
  2. noun a developed system of roots
    root system.
  3. noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root