- a sport resulting from a bud mutation or bud variation.
Origin of bud sport
First recorded in 1895–1900
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- horticulture a shoot, inflorescence, etc, that differs from another such structure on a plant and is caused by a somatic mutation; the differences can be retained by vegetative propagation
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