variety

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

va·ri·e·ty

noun \və-ˈrī-ə-tē\

: a number or collection of different things or people

: the quality or state of having or including many different things

: a particular kind of person or thing

plural va·ri·e·ties

Full Definition of VARIETY

1
:  the quality or state of having different forms or types :  multifariousness
2
:  a number or collection of different things especially of a particular class :  assortment
3
a :  something differing from others of the same general kind :  sort
b :  any of various groups of plants or animals ranking below a species :  subspecies

Examples of VARIETY

  1. I was surprised by the variety of the choices that were available.
  2. My life needs more variety.

Origin of VARIETY

Middle French or Latin; Middle French varieté, from Latin varietat-, varietas, from varius various
First Known Use: 15th century

va·ri·e·ty

noun \və-ˈrī-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural va·ri·e·ties

Medical Definition of VARIETY

: any of various groups of plants or animals ranking below a species : subspecies

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