Definitions

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

  • noun A physiologically distinct organism that is part of a group of genetically identical individuals derived from one progenitor, as a tree in a group of trees that have all sprouted from a single parent plant.

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  • noun botany A clone (individual member of a genet)

Etymologies

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

[Latin rāmus, branch; see ramus + –et.]

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    March 2, 2011