• WordNet 3.6
    • n varietal a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Varietal Of or pertaining to a variety; characterizing a variety; constituting a variety, in distinction from an individual or species. "Perplexed in determining what differences to consider as specific, and what as varietal ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • varietal In petrography, in the quantitative classification of igneous rocks (see rock), having the character of or producing a variety of a mode.
    • varietal In biology, having the character of a zoölogical or botanical variety; subspecific, or of the character of a subspecies; racial, with reference to geographical variation; of or pertaining to varieties: variational: as, varietal characters; varietal differences or distinctions. See variability, 2. variation, 8, and variety, 6.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Varietal (biol.) having the character of a zoological or botanical variety
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. varietasvarius, various.


In literature:

Now comes our trouble in giving specific and varietal names.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
At last I met him one day before the Varietes Theatre.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864" by Various
I fancied that you were a little pale last night at the Varietes.
"The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Alphonse Daudet
All varietal forms at present are as yet unstabilized (most varieties of 10 years ago have been discarded).
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Hewetson holds that there is only one theatre in Paris, the Varietes.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, May 5, 1920" by Various
The Chairman: That may be due to varietal differences, though, rather than specific?
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
We saw "Gentil Bernard" at the Varietes last night, acted in a manner that was absolutely perfect.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
In the following classification species only are considered without attempting to determine varietal or other subspecific forms.
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
These are only some of the varietal differences of the tomato.
"Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato" by William Warner Tracy
A winter at Paris and a box at the Varietes will be more to the purpose.
"Nuts and Nutcrackers" by Charles James Lever
Take me with you to the Variete!
"Pandora's Box" by Frank Wedekind
L'histoire de sa vie etonne par la variete des occupations aux quelles il s'est livre et par la multitude des evenements qui la remplissent.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)" by George Warburton
A winter at Paris and a box at the Varietes will be more to the purpose.
"Nuts and Nutcrackers" by Charles James Lever
I may now place this in connection with the law of origination and more or less continuous transmission of varietal forms.
"The Chain of Life in Geological Time" by Sir J. William Dawson
The advocates of varietism in love will here declare that we are begging the question.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society" by Upton Sinclair
Dumas strolled into the Varietes.
"Lola Montez" by Edmund B. d'Auvergne
By the light that filtered through the weather-fogged transom I saw that he was Griffin of the Variete.
"A Woman of Genius" by Mary Austin
You remind me of an Englishman I once saw on the stage of the Varietes.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, October 28th 1893" by Various
Many varietal names are attached to the product of single factories or factory groups.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
But it was cold; and I finally went into the Varietes.
"Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII)" by Charles Paul de Kock

In poetry:

The waiter he knelt at the toes
Of an ugly and thin coryphee,
Who danced in the hindermost rows
At the Theatre des Varietes.
"Lorenzo De Lardy" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

All of the STACKED Wines varietals appeal to the broad tastes of wine lovers of varying levels of sophistication.
Last week in Vintages, Mike Dunne took readers to Berryessa Gap Vineyards, a Yolo County winery that emphasizes grape varietals closely associated with California history.
She used the zinfandel grapeseed oil to make a batch of brownies, and found the varietal 's typical berry taste paired perfectly with the chocolate.
"This is a delicious varietal .".
Outside of Europe, grape ( varietal ) names have become the primary method of labeling wines.
Exotic varietals have been lurking in bottles and vineyards for years.
Strange stuff and other varietals .
Whether a varietal or blend, the moniker adds a new dimension. STACKED Wines Introduces Newest Varietal: The Much Anticipated Cabernet Sauvignon.
Tucson News NowSTACKED Wines Introduces Newest Varietal: The Much Anticipated Cabernet Sauvignon.
Cosentino makes this recipe with Cheddar Cauliflower , an heirloom varietal.
New recipes to pair with America's favorite varietal.
In the past two years, we've spotlighted a number of different varietals that make great wine around the state.
Domestic varietals at $20-plus increased 26.
During the months of April and May, the DC area is filled with opportunities to taste a variety of varietals.

In science:

This work was partially supported by INdAM (GNSAGA); PRIN 2009 “Moduli, strutture geometriche e loro applicazioni” ; FAR 2011 (PV) “Variet`a algebriche, calcolo algebrico, grafi orientati e topologici” .
On dominant rational maps from products of curves to surfaces of general type
Colin de Verdiere, Quasi-modes sur les varietes Riemanniennes compactes, Invent.
Random orthonormal bases of spaces of high dimension
Berger, Sur les groupes d’holonomie des vari´et´es `a connexion affine et des vari´et´es riemanniennes, Bull.
Orbifold Constructions of K3: A Link between Conformal Field Theory and Geometry
Druel: Structures de contact sur les vari´et´es toriques, Math.
On endomorphisms of projective bundles
Souici-Benhammadi: Vari´et´es de Jacobi et groupo¨ıdes de contact, C.R.
Integrability of Jacobi structures
Lichnerowicz: Les vari´et´es de Jacobi et leurs alg´ebres de Lie associ´ees, J.
Integrability of Jacobi structures
Pansu. Effondrement des vari´et´es riemanniennes, d’apr`es J.
Simplicial volume of closed locally symmetric spaces of non-compact type
Cartan: Sur les vari´et´es connexion projective, Bull.
Projective Geometry I: Principles and Properties
So the stably complex structure associated to (P , Λ⋆ ) agrees with that induced by the complex varietal structure on X .
Spaces of polytopes and cobordism of quasitoric manifolds
Structures de contact tendues sur les vari´et´es toro¨ıdales et approximation de feuilletages sans composante de Reeb.
Lectures on Contact Geometry in Low-Dimensional Topology
Flato M., Lichnerowicz A., Sternheimer D., Alg`ebres de Lie attach´ees a une vari´et´e canonique, J.
Poisson Manifolds, Lie Algebroids, Modular Classes: a Survey
Lichnerowicz A., Les vari´et´es de Poisson et leurs alg`ebres de Lie associ´ees, J.
Poisson Manifolds, Lie Algebroids, Modular Classes: a Survey
Quasi-modes sur les vari´et´es Riemanniennes (French).
Modes and quasi-modes on surfaces: variation on an idea of Andrew Hassell
Perrin, Courbes rationnel les sur les vari´et´es homog`enes, Ann.
The moduli space of genus 4 even spin curves is rational
Serre, Exemples de vari´et´es projectives conjugu´ees non hom´eomorphes. C. R.
Moduli spaces of surfaces and monodromy invariants