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backcross

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verb back·cross \ˈbak-ˌkrȯs\

Definition of backcross

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cross (a first-generation hybrid) with one of the parental types



1904

First Known Use of backcross

1904


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backcross

noun back·cross

Definition of backcross

  1. :  a mating that involves backcrossing; also :  an individual produced by backcrossing



1918

First Known Use of backcross

1918


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