cultivar


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cul·ti·var

 (kŭl′tə-vär′, -vâr′)
n.
A race or variety of a plant that has been created or selected intentionally and maintained through cultivation.

cultivar

(ˈkʌltɪˌvɑː)
n
(Horticulture) a variety of a plant that was produced from a natural species and is maintained by cultivation
[C20: from culti(vated) + var(iety)]

cul•ti•var

(ˈkʌl təˌvɑr, -vər)

n.
a variety of plant originating and persisting under cultivation.
[1920–25; b. cultivated and variety]

cultivar

- An organism resulting from cultivation, from the combination of "cultivated variety."
See also related terms for organism.

cultivar

(“cultivated variety”) A cultivated plant that has one or more distinctive characteristics which make it different from other plants, characteristics which are preserved when the plant is propagated.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cultivar - a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation
variety - (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; "varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
Translations

cultivar

[ˈkʌltɪvɑːʳ] N (Bot) → variedad f cultivada
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This cultivar ripens a week to 10 days after Bartlett and before Bosc and Anjou," says Bell.
American Lorain had a rich and market oriented experience to grow other chestnuts such as the Japanese cultivar before.