- 1. hybrid, crossbreed, cross, organism, being
- usage: (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 cross between a horse and a donkey"
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- 1. crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed, breed
- usage: breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
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