Clane vs Clone - What's the difference?

clane | clone |

As an adjective clane

is .

As a verb clone is





  • * {{quote-book, year=1857, author=Frank J. Webb, title=The Garies and Their Friends, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=One o' 'em, night before last, split Mikey Dolan's head clane open, and it's a small chance of his life he's got to comfort himself wid." " }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1919, author=Grace S. Richmond, title=The Brown Study, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=So it's clane she is, if she ain't got into no mischief the half hour." }}






    (en noun)
  • A living organism (originally a plant) produced asexually from a single ancestor, to which it is genetically identical.
  • A copy or imitation of something already existing, especially when designed to simulate it.
  • A group of identical cells derived from a single cell.[]
  • Derived terms

    * holoclone * meroclone * paraclone * polyclone


  • To create a clone.
  • References

    * C.L. Pollard. "'Clon' versus 'clone'". Science (new series) 22:469, 1905. * C.L. Pollard. "On the spelling of 'clon'". Science (new series) 22:87-88, 1905. * W.T. Stearn. "The use of the term 'clone'". Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 74:41-47, 1949. ----