crossline

noun

Definition of crossline

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a line that crosses something: such as
a : a trotline set across a stream
b : a subhead (as between banks) in a newspaper

crossline

adjective
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Definition of crossline (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or being the offspring resulting from the crossbreeding of two pure lines crossline pigs

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History and Etymology for crossline

Noun

cross entry 2 + line

Adjective

cross entry 3 + line (noun)

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“Crossline.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crossline. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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