Origin of mutant
Examples from the Web for mutant
When the raven-man promises Bran that he will “fly,” does he mean the boy is about to morph into mutant bird as well?
In lieu of bone marrow transplants, scientists hope to use stem cells to serve as the future vectors of mutant CCR5 proteins.
I helped give birth to the mutant celebrity nightmare that has now eaten the media world.Tina Brown: Why Kim Kardashian Isn’t ‘Aspirational'|Tina Brown|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My god, that is one hilarious animal, some kind of mutant,” Odenkirk marvels.
"There is a strong interest in treating BRCA-2 mutant cancers with these agents," Dr. Hruban wrote in an email to me.
Late one night, suitably cloaked and armed, he left his apartment and went to the Mutant Quarter.
Life was difficult enough without a mutant's predictions to make it worse.
It is shown both by mutant characters and characters of wild species.A Critique of the Theory of Evolution|Thomas Hunt Morgan
That should be enough to tell you about the modern Pasteur and his mutant virus.Pandemic|Jesse Franklin Bone
Bakka is the oldest science fiction bookstore in the world, and it made me the mutant I am today.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for mutant
Word Origin for mutant
Word Origin and History for mutant
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.