Synonyms of crossbreeding


1. hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing, coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union

usage: (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

2. miscegenation, crossbreeding, interbreeding, reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life

usage: reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)


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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