gigas

adjective
gi·​gas | \ ˈjīˌgas \

Definition of gigas

of a polyploid plant
: having a thicker stem, taller growth, thicker and darker leaves, and larger flowers and seeds than a corresponding diploid plant

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History and Etymology for gigas

Latin, noun, giant, from Greek

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“Gigas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gigas. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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