crossbred

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adjective cross·bred \ˈkrȯs-ˈbred\

Definition of crossbred

  1. :  produced by crossbreeding :  hybrid

crossbred

play \ˈkrȯs-ˌbred\ noun

Examples of crossbred in a Sentence

  1. a beautiful crossbred dog who had the pleading eyes of a beagle and the body of a greyhound

First Known Use of crossbred

1856


Medical Dictionary

crossbred

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adjective cross·bred \ˈkrȯs-ˈbred\

Medical Definition of crossbred

  1. :  produced by crossbreeding :  hybrid

crossbred

\-ˌbred\play noun


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