cultivar (n.) 1923, from culti(vated) var(iety), coined by U.S. horticulturalist Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954) in "Gentes Herbarum."

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  • cultivar — n. a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultivar — noun Etymology: cultivated + variety Date: 1923 an organism and especially one of an agricultural or horticultural variety or strain originating and persistent under cultivation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Культивар — (cultivar)         термин, принятый Международным кодексом номенклатуры для культурных растений; обозначает категорию растений, именуемую по русски сорт. Термины «К.» и Сорт растений эквивалентны …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • bush basil — noun Date: 1597 a sweet basil of a cultivar with small leaves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copper beech — noun Date: 1846 a beech with shining coppery red leaves that is a widely planted cultivar of a beech (Fagus sylvatica) native to Europe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cv — abbreviation 1. convertible 2. cultivar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marionberry — noun Etymology: Marion Co., Oregon Date: 1982 the large black juicy fruit of a cultivar of a hybrid blackberry that originated in Oregon and is grown chiefly in the northwestern United States; also a bramble bearing marionberries …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • romaine — noun Etymology: French, from feminine of romain Roman, from Old French, from Latin Romanus Date: 1907 a lettuce that belongs to a cultivar of garden lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and has long crisp leaves and columnar heads called also cos lettuce …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Valencia orange — noun Etymology: Valencia, Spain Date: 1858 a sweet orange of a juicy thin skinned cultivar grown in the U.S. called also Valencia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • youngberry — noun Etymology: B. M. Young fl1905 American fruit grower Date: 1927 the large sweet reddish black fruit of a cultivar of a bramble closely related to the boysenberry and loganberry and grown in the western and southern United States; also a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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