plant patent

noun

Definition of plant patent

: a patent granted to one who produces a new and distinctive plant by breeding or selection and propagates it asexually

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“Plant patent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plant%20patent. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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