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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Root v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rooted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rooting.]
 1. To fix the root; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin to grow.
    In deep grounds the weeds root deeper.   --Mortimer.
 2. To be firmly fixed; to be established.
    If any irregularity chanced to intervene and to cause misappehensions, he gave them not leave to root and fasten by concealment.   --Bp. Fell.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow