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  Definition of crossbreed
  1. an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
  2. breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
Similar Words: hybrid, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed

 

Hyponyms: crossbred, dihybrid, monohybrid

 

Derivational Morphology: cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed, miscegenation, crossbreeding, interbreeding, hybridization, hybridisation, crossing, hybridizing, hybrid

 

 
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