Variety - (n.) The quality or state of being various; intermixture or
succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness.
Variety - (n.) That which is various.
Variety - (n.) A number or collection of different things; a varied
assortment; as, a variety of cottons and silks.
Variety - (n.) Something varying or differing from others of the same
general kind; one of a number of things that are akin; a sort; as,
varieties of wood, land, rocks, etc.
Variety - (n.) An individual, or group of individuals, of a species
differing from the rest in some one or more of the characteristics
typical of the species, and capable either of perpetuating itself for a
period, or of being perpetuated by artificial means; hence, a
subdivision, or peculiar form, of a species.
Variety - (n.) In inorganic nature, one of those forms in which a species
may occur, which differ in minor characteristics of structure, color,
purity of composition, etc.