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  Definition of variant
  1. something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"
  2. a variable quantity that is random
  3. an event that departs from expectations
  4. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms"
  5. differing from a norm or standard; "a variant spelling"
Similar Words: version, variation, edition, random variable, variate, stochastic variable, chance variable, discrepancy, variance, form, strain, var.

 

Member Meronyms: species

 

Derivational Morphology: change, alter, vary, deviate, diverge, depart

 

 
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