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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive & transitive verb To undergo or cause to undergo mutation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To change. Specifically
  • In phonetics, to change (a vowel-sound) by the influence of a vowel in the following syllable. See mutation, 3.
  • To change; interchange.
  • Changed.

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  • verb intransitive To undergo mutation.
  • verb transitive To cause mutation.

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

  • verb undergo mutation

Etymologies

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

[Latin mūtāre, mūtāt-, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

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Latin mutare ("to change")

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