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mutant

adjective mu·tant \ˈmyü-tənt\

Definition of MUTANT

:  of, relating to, or produced by mutation
mutant noun

Origin of MUTANT

Latin mutant-, mutans, present participle of mutare
First Known Use: 1903
MUTANT Defined for Kids

1mutant

adjective mu·tant \ˈmyü-tənt\

Definition of MUTANT for Kids

:  resulting from genetic mutation <a mutant frog>

2mutant

noun

Definition of MUTANT for Kids

:  a plant, animal, or microorganism resulting from genetic mutation

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