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Definition of 'crossbreed'

Noun

  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"
       Synonyms: hybrid cross

Verb

  1. 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"
       Synonyms: cross hybridize hybridise interbreed


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