Definitions for hybrid

Definitions for (noun) hybrid

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

Main entry: hybrid

Definition: a composite of mixed origin

Usage: the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices

Main entry: loan-blend, loanblend, hybrid

Definition: a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)

Definitions for (adj) hybrid

Main entry: intercrossed, hybrid

Definition: produced by crossbreeding

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