Definitions for crossbreed

Definitions for (noun) crossbreed

Main entry: hybrid, cross, crossbreed

Definition: (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species

Usage: a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey

Definitions for (verb) crossbreed

Main entry: cross, crossbreed, interbreed, hybridise, hybridize

Definition: breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

Usage: cross a horse and a donkey; Mendel tried crossbreeding; these species do not interbreed

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