Synonyms for crossbreed

Synonyms for (noun) crossbreed

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Synonyms for (verb) crossbreed

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: breed

Definition: cause to procreate (animals)

Usage: She breeds dogs