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variant

In connection with grape variety see below variety,

This term often creates confusion as it is used differently and often incorrectly in the relevant literature. According to "Duden" is a variety (Latin Varietas, German variety or sport, sometimes also breed) a slightly different form of a species (Latin species) within a biological system. In the "Roche Medical Lexicon", a variety is a subspecies of a subspecies or variant, which was sometimes also referred to as type . A variant (variation, variety, type of game, English variant) means a deviation from the comparison or standard type or norm (slightly changed form of something). However, this term is not used in connection with...

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