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variety
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
1. Such entertainment as in given in variety shows; the production of, or performance in, variety shows.
4. A number or collection of different things; a varied assortment; as, a variety of cottons and silks.
5. Something varying or differing from others of the same general kind; one of a number of things that are akin; a sort; as, varieties of wood, land, rocks, etc.
6. In inorganic nature, one of those forms in which a species may occur, which differ in minor characteristics of structure, color, purity of composition, etc.
7. An individual, or group of individuals, of a species differing from the rest in some one or more of the characteristics typical of the species, and capable either of perpetuating itself for a period, or of being perpetuated by artificial means; hence, a subdivision, or peculiar form, of a species.
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