Translation of "clone" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /kləʊn/ us /kloʊn/

a plant or animal that has the same genes as the original from which it was produced

verb uk /kləʊn/ us /kloʊn/

to create a clone of a plant or animal to create an exact copy of a plant or animal by using its cells

Scientists have already cloned a sheep.
Experiments to try to clone human embryos have met with hostility from some sections of the public.
cloning noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈkləʊ.nɪŋ/ us /ˈkloʊ-/

(Translation of “clone” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kləun/

(biology) to produce a copy of an animal or plant from a single cell of that animal or plant

In February 1997 scientists announced that they had successfully cloned a sheep.
cloning noun

genetic cloning.

(Translation of “clone” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)