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Definition of "clon" [clon]

  • A group of cultivated plants the different individuals of which are simply transplanted parts of the same seedling individual, the propagation being altogether by the use of vegetative parts, such as buds, grafts, cuttings, suckers, tubers, bulbs, etc. The various sorts of apples, potatoes, chrysanthemums, etc., known as varieties are, in a more restricted sense, clons. (noun)

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Use "clon" in a sentence
  • "Una persona de clase media o alta accede a una notebook de u$s2000 sin pagar tasas extras pero alguien que apenas puede pagar un clon de u$s500 para tener su primer PC debe pagar un 30% más."
  • "Fortunately or unfortunately, the Roslin Institute has said that if the Raeli - ans ask to license its proprietary clon - ing technique (which they have not), it will refuse."
  • "I do think it fit the Bond franchise in its current form i.e. trying to be the modernished bourne-ish clon of a series of films, so i controversial track fits that"
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