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varietal

va·ri·e·tal

varietal

 
pronunciation:
v raI tl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or designating a variety.
There are varietal differences in tomatoes that make some more suitable for cooking than others.
similar words:
categorical
definition 2: constituting a variety, esp. a variety of wine made from grapes bearing the same name.
Chardonnay and Merlot are varietal wines made from, respectively, Chardonnay grapes and Merlot grapes.
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derivation: varietally (adv.)