centgener

noun
cent·​ge·​ner | \ ˈsentjənə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of centgener

1 : a large number of plants or animals having a common parentage especially : 100 plants (as of wheat) derived from a single parent and so planted (as in plots or rows) that the value of the breed may be determined
2 : a device for planting 100 seeds equally spaced and at a uniform depth

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History and Etymology for centgener

Latin centum hundred + gener-, genus birth, race

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“Centgener.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centgener. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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