Synonyms for hybrid

Synonyms for (noun) hybrid

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: hybrid

Definition: a composite of mixed origin

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

Similar words: complex, composite

Definition: a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts

Usage: the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town

Synonyms: 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)

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning

Synonyms for (adj) hybrid

Synonyms: intercrossed, hybrid

Definition: produced by crossbreeding

Similar words: crossbred

Definition: bred from parents of different varieties or species

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