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Noun: crossbreed  'krós,breed
  1. (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
    "a mule is a crossbreed between a horse and a donkey";
    - hybrid, cross
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

Derived forms: crossbred, crossbreeds, crossbreeding

Type of: being, breed, organism

Encyclopedia: Crossbreed