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Yes. The word clone is a Scrabble US word. The word clone is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Valid words made from Clone

You can make 25 words from 'clone' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'clone'

CLONE 7 

4 letters words from 'clone'

CLON 6COLE 6
CONE 6ENOL 4
LENO 4LONE 4
NOEL 4NOLE 4
ONCE 6 

3 letters words from 'clone'

CEL 5COL 5
CON 5ECO 5
EON 3OLE 3
ONE 3 

2 letters words from 'clone'

EL 2EN 2
LO 2NE 2
NO 2OE 2
ON 2 

All 5 letters words made out of clone

clone lcone colne oclne locne olcne clnoe lcnoe cnloe ncloe lncoe nlcoe conle ocnle cnole ncole oncle nocle lonce olnce lnoce nloce onlce nolce cloen lcoen colen oclen locen olcen cleon lceon celon eclon lecon elcon coeln oceln ceoln ecoln oecln eocln loecn olecn leocn elocn oelcn eolcn clneo lcneo cnleo ncleo lnceo nlceo cleno lceno celno eclno lecno elcno cnelo ncelo cenlo ecnlo neclo enclo lneco nleco lenco elnco nelco enlco conel ocnel cnoel ncoel oncel nocel coenl ocenl ceonl econl oecnl eocnl cneol nceol cenol ecnol necol encol onecl noecl oencl eoncl neocl enocl lonec olnec lnoec nloec onlec nolec loenc olenc leonc elonc oelnc eolnc lneoc nleoc lenoc elnoc neloc enloc onelc noelc oenlc eonlc neolc enolc

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word clone. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in clone.

Definitions and meaning of clone

clone

Etymology

Coined (in botany) in 1903, based on Ancient Greek κλών (klṓn, twig). Figurative use from the 1970s.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: klōn
    • (General American) IPA(key): /kloʊn/
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kləʊn/
  • Rhymes: -əʊn

Noun

clone (plural clones)

  1. A living organism (originally a plant) produced asexually from a single ancestor, to which it is genetically identical.
  2. A group of identical cells derived from a single cell.[1]
  3. A copy or imitation of something already existing, especially when designed to simulate it.
  4. (informal) Two people who are exactly alike, as far as looks or behavior.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

clone (third-person singular simple present clones, present participle cloning, simple past and past participle cloned)

  1. (transitive) To create a clone of.

Translations

References

  • H.J. Webber. "New Horticultural and Agricultural Terms". Science (new series) 18:501-503, 1903, DOI: 10.1126/science.18.459.501-b.
  • 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.

Anagrams

  • Cleon, Colen, Colne

Asturian

Verb

clone

  1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of clonar

French

Etymology

From Ancient Greek κλών (klṓn, twig).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /klon/, /klɔn/
  • Homophones: clonent, clones
  • Hyphenation: clone

Noun

clone m (plural clones)

  1. clone

Derived terms

  • cloner

Verb

clone

  1. inflection of cloner:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading

  • “clone” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • leçon, oncle

Italian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κλών (klṓn, twig).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈklo.ne/
  • Hyphenation: clo‧ne

Noun

clone m (plural cloni)

  1. (biology) clone

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English clone, from the same source as above.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈklo.ne/, /ˈklon/
  • Hyphenation: clo‧ne, clone

Noun

clone m (plural cloni)

  1. (computing, electronics, also figuratively) clone

Related terms

  • clonare
  • clonato

Portuguese

Noun

clone m (plural clones)

  1. clone (organism produced asexually from a single ancestor)
  2. clone (copy of something already existing)
  3. clone (group of identical cells derived from a single cell)

Verb

clone

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of clonar
    É importante que eu clone a ovelha.
    It’s important that I clone the sheep.
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of clonar
    É importante que ele clone a ovelha.
    It’s important that he clones the sheep.
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of clonar
    Você aí, clone a ovelha sozinho.
    You there, clone the sheep by yourself.
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of clonar
    Você aí, não clone a ovelha sozinho.
    You there, don’t clone the sheep by yourself.

Romanian

Noun

clone f pl

  1. plural of clonă

Noun

clone n pl

  1. plural of clon

Spanish

Verb

clone

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of clonar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of clonar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of clonar.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to reproduce by asexual means.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)