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Noun: hybridizing  'hI-bri,dI-zing
  1. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
    - hybridization, hybridisation [Brit], crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridising [Brit]
Verb: hybridize  'hI-bri,dIz
  1. Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    "Mendel tried hybridizing";
    - crossbreed, cross, hybridise [Brit], interbreed

Type of: breed, conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, sexual union, union

Encyclopedia: Hybridize