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hybrid

adjective

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being offspring produced by parents of different races, breeds, species, or genera
  • a hybrid rose called "American Beauty" was actually first developed in France

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hybrid

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of hybrid (Entry 2 of 2)

an offspring of parents with different genes especially when of different races, breeds, species, or genera
  • a tangelo is a hybrid of the tangerine and the grapefruit

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The first known use of hybrid was in 1601

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“Hybrid.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hybrid. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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