Variety

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Variety may refer to:

Mathematics[edit]

Sciences[edit]

  • Variety (botany), a formal rank in botanical taxonomic nomenclature
  • Variety (cybernetics), the number of possible states of a system or of an element of the system
  • Variety (linguistics), a concept that includes, for instance, dialects, standard language and jargon
  • Plant variety (law), a legal rather than taxonomic term for a cultivar or hybrid protected by patent law
  • "Variety", an informal (and incorrect and ambiguous) rather than taxonomic term for cultivar in horticulture

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Broadcast media[edit]

Print media[edit]

  • Variety (magazine), an entertainment industry newspaper
  • Variety Obituaries, 15-volume series with every obituary published by the entertainment trade magazine Variety from 1905 to 1994
  • "Second Variety", a 1953 influential short story by Philip K. Dick

Film[edit]

Music[edit]

Hobbies[edit]

  • Variety, a term in coin collecting

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]