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English adjective: mutant

1. mutant tending to undergo or resulting from mutation

SamplesA mutant gene.

English noun: mutant

1. mutant (person) (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

Synonymsmutation, sport, variation

Broader (hypernym)being, organism

Narrower (hyponym)freak, lusus naturae, monster, monstrosity

Domain categorybiological science, biology

2. mutant (animal) an animal that has undergone mutation

Broader (hypernym)animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

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