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A race or variety of a plant that has been created or selected intentionally and maintained through cultivation.
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(Horticulture) a variety of a plant that was produced from a natural species and is maintained by cultivation
[C20: from culti(vated) + var(iety)]
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cul•ti•var(ˈkʌl təˌvɑr, -vər)
a variety of plant originating and persisting under cultivation.
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cultivar- An organism resulting from cultivation, from the combination of "cultivated variety."
See also related terms for organism.
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(“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.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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