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Adjective: crossbred  'krós,bred
  1. Bred from parents of different varieties or species
    "A crossbred dog is produced when both parents are pedigree dogs but of different breed types"
Verb: crossbreed (crossbred)  'krós,breed
  1. Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    "Mendel tried crossbreeding";
    - cross, hybridize, hybridise [Brit], interbreed

See also: ancestry, bigeneric, derivation, filiation, half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed, hybrid, intercrossed, lineage, outbred, underbred

Type of: breed

Antonym: purebred

Encyclopedia: Crossbred