first cross

noun

Definition of first cross

: an animal produced by interbreeding members of two pure breeds contrasted with mongrel and purebred

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First Known Use of first cross

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“First cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20cross. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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