crossbred 1 of 2

as in hybrid
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

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crossbred

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noun

as in crossbreed
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

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“Crossbred.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crossbred. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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