Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A subordinate variety; the further and minor modification of a variety; a strain differing little from one more comprehensive, as among domestic animals or cultivated plants.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A subordinate variety, or a division of a variety.
- sub- + variety (Wiktionary)
“Notice first that the dispute is not between rationalism and behaviorism, but between R and E. Lakoff is, I believe, correct in stating that the universals postulated in one subvariety of E.(structural linguistics) are "complex enough" to refute the claims of another subvariety (behaviorism).”
“In a culture made in my garden from the seed sent me by Mr. Cockerell, I observed (1903) that both forms had a subvariety with brownish foliage, and, besides this, one of a pure green.”
“In the first place a subvariety of the weeping-willow with leaves rolled up into a spiral coil.”
“The Morellino di Scansano subvariety has its own DOC, but Lynch quotes enologo Maurizio Castelli as saying, "Sangiovese does not go well in locations near the sea.”
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