Antonyms for mutant

Grammar : Noun
Spell : myoot-nt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmyut nt

Definition of mutant

Origin :
  • 1901, in the biological sense, from Latin mutantem (nominative mutans) "changing," present participle of mutare "to change" (see mutable). In the science fiction sense, it is attested from 1954. As an adjective from 1903.
  • noun mutation
Example sentences :
  • He realized that he was in the Mutant Quarter, not far from Myla's house.
  • Extract from : « The Status Civilization » by Robert Sheckley
  • That should be enough to tell you about the modern Pasteur and his mutant virus.
  • Extract from : « Pandemic » by Jesse Franklin Bone
  • Any tribe led by Deklay would be hostile to the mutant animals.
  • Extract from : « The Defiant Agents » by Andre Alice Norton
  • They were a mutant breed, gigantic in physical stature, peaceful in nature.
  • Extract from : « Captives of the Flame » by Samuel R. Delany
  • Or the Solar System would be peopled by mutant monstrosities.
  • Extract from : « The Impossible Voyage Home » by Floyd L. Wallace
  • In the fourth figure (d) the mutant called dichaete is shown.
  • Extract from : « A Critique of the Theory of Evolution » by Thomas Hunt Morgan
  • The answer is found in the way in which the mutant factors arise.
  • Extract from : « Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila » by Thomas Hunt Morgan
  • "The ship will have to be destroyed as soon as you land," Forential told the mutant.
  • Extract from : « Earth Alert! » by Kris Neville
  • Yesterday, when he was so tired, I almost gave him back his mutant powers.
  • Extract from : « Earth Alert! » by Kris Neville
  • After the first mutant wave had been captured, the switch would be thrown to the left.
  • Extract from : « Earth Alert! » by Kris Neville

Synonyms for mutant

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