Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A race or variety of a plant that has been created or selected intentionally and maintained through cultivation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cultivated variety of a plant species or hybrid of two species.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation

Etymologies

culti(vated) + var(iety).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of cultivated and variety. (Wiktionary)

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