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crossbred

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of crossbred

  1. being offspring produced by parents of different races, breeds, species, or genera a beautiful crossbred dog who had the pleading eyes of a beagle and the body of a greyhound Synonyms cold-blooded (or coldblood), cross, mixed, hybrid, mongrelRelated Words grade, half-bred; dihybrid, trihybrid; crossed, hybridized, interbred, outcrossedNear Antonyms pedigreed (or pedigree); inbred, linebred, straightbredAntonyms blooded, full-blood, full-blooded, purebred, thoroughbred


crossbred

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of crossbred

  1. an offspring of parents with different genes especially when of different races, breeds, species, or genera a puppy that was clearly a crossbred of a beagle and a dachshund Synonyms cross, hybrid, crossbreed, intercross, mongrelRelated Words mule; outcross; half-bred; mulattoNear Antonyms full-blood, pureblood, purebred, thoroughbred


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