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polycross

noun poly·cross \ ˈpälē , -lə̇+ˌ- \

Definition of polycross

:a cross in which the female parent is known but the male may belong to any of several available strains and which is used in the production of new lines of some economic plants (as alfalfa)

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Origin and Etymology of polycross

poly- + cross


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polycross

adjective \ " \

Definition of polycross

:produced by a polycross
  • polycross seed
:producing polycrosses
  • polycross nursery

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