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outcross

noun out·cross \ ˈau̇t-ˌkrȯs \

Definition of outcross

1 : a cross between relatively unrelated individuals
2 : the progeny of an outcross

First Known Use of outcross

1890

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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outcross

verb

Definition of outcross

: to cross with a relatively unrelated individual or strain : to subject to outcrossing

First Known Use of outcross

1918

in the meaning defined above

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outcross

noun out·cross \ ˈau̇t-ˌkrȯs \

medical Definition of outcross

1 : a cross between relatively unrelated individuals
2 : the progeny of an outcross

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outcross

transitive verb

medical Definition of outcross

: to cross with a relatively unrelated individual or strain

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