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crossbreed

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an offspring of parents with different genes especially when of different races, breeds, species, or genera
  • a Siamese crossbreed who was atypically black, but had the build and voice of a Siamese

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The first known use of crossbreed was in 1675

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“Crossbreed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crossbreed. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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