Origin of variant
OTHER WORDS FROM variantnon·var·i·ant, adjective, noun un·var·i·ant, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH variantvariable variant
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Example sentences from the Web for variant
All of these will end with some variant of the following: Ms. Pembreteaux laughed, then shrugged.
If these books are indeed Great American Novels—a distinct category, a variant of excellence—they are generally big in every way.C.E. Morgan: ‘Light in August’ is Faulkner’s Great American Novel |C.E. Morgan |August 16, 2012 |DAILY BEAST
The variant of malaria prevalent in Northern malarial zones like the Po Valley was enfeebling, but not lethal.
These were the expensive Austrian variant: the sleek silver-and-blue cans that cost roughly $1.50 each.
The Dutch variant appeared in 2010 on the VPRO website – a self-described liberal-Protestant network.
Each chief has three bands on the cheek, but with variant colors and patterns.
Where the printed text introduces a hyphen at end-of-line, the hyphen is retained only if that variant is otherwise predominant.West African studies |Mary Henrietta Kingsley
To vary their menu they now engaged in a locust haul, the result of which was to supply a third variant to the bill of fare.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI) |Louis Creswicke
Al-Bīrūnī was probably the first; noteworthy is also Johannes Hispalensis, who gives the variant forms for seven and four.The Hindu-Arabic Numerals |David Eugene Smith
Needless to point out, that we have here a variant of the widespread tale of the man and the snake.Rumanian Bird and Beast Stories |Anonymous