Unparented vs Unpatented - What's the difference?

unparented | unpatented |


As adjectives the difference between unparented and unpatented

is that unparented is having no parent, or no acknowledged parent while unpatented is not patented.

unparented

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having no parent, or no acknowledged parent.
  • (Webster 1913)

    unpatented

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not patented.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=October 10, author=Celia W. Dugger, title=In Africa, Prosperity From Seeds Falls Short, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Developed with financing from wealthy countries and private foundations, the New Rices for Africa, or Nericas, are unpatented and may be grown by anyone. }}