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crossbreed

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verb cross·breed \ˈkrȯs-ˌbrēd, -ˈbrēd\

Definition of crossbreed

crossbred

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crossbreeding

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  hybridize, cross; especially :  to cross (two varieties or breeds) within the same species

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to engage in or undergo hybridization

1675

First Known Use of crossbreed

1675


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crossbreed

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noun cross·breed \-ˌbrēd\

Definition of crossbreed

  1. :  hybrid

Examples of crossbreed in a sentence

  1. a Siamese crossbreed who was atypically black, but had the build and voice of a Siamese

1774

First Known Use of crossbreed

1774


CROSSBREED Defined for English Language Learners

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crossbreed

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verb cross·breed \ˈkrȯs-ˌbrēd, -ˈbrēd\

Definition of crossbreed for English Language Learners

  • : to make two different kinds of animal breed together

  • : to mix two kinds of plant to form a new one


Medical Dictionary

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crossbreed

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verb cross·breed \ˈkrȯs-ˌbrēd, -ˈbrēd\

Medical Definition of crossbreed

crossbred

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crossbreeding

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  hybridize, cross; especially :  to cross (two varieties or breeds) within the same species

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to engage in or undergo crossing or hybridization


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crossbreed

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noun cross·breed \-ˌbrēd\

Medical Definition of crossbreed

  1. :  hybrid



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