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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Concerning or pertaining to one hundred or any considerable number of representatives of a race, variety, or strain of domesticated animals or cultivated plants, when considered as a type or pure sample of the whole.
  • n. One hundred or any considerable number of representatives of a race, variety, or strain of domesticated animals or cultivated plants, considered as a type or true sample of the whole.
  • n. Specifically, the separately planted seminal or klonal progeny of a single parent, as a nursery-plat from one wheat plant, or the progeny of an animal so raised that their average values may be secured as a measure of the breeding-value of the parent.

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