Cultivar


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Cultivar KUHL-tə-var Part of speech: noun Origin: American English, 1920s
1A plant variety that has been produced in cultivation by selective breeding. Cultivars are usually designated in the style Taxus baccata ‘Variegata’.
 
Examples of Cultivar in a sentence “The rose garden was organized by sections of different cultivars.” “Most houseplants are cultivars of hardier, outdoor species.”