hybrids

plural of hybrid
as in crossbreeds
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

Synonyms & Similar Words

Relevance

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near hybrids

Cite this Entry

“Hybrids.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hybrids. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

More from Merriam-Webster on hybrids

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY