crossbreed

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cross·breed

(kros'brēd),
1. Synonym(s): hybrid
2. To breed a hybrid.

crossbreed

(krôs′brēd′, krŏs′-)
v. cross·bred (-brĕd′), cross·breeding, cross·breeds
v.tr.
To produce (an organism) by the mating of individuals of different breeds, varieties, or species; hybridize.
v.intr.
To mate so as to produce a hybrid; interbreed.
n.
An organism produced by mating of individuals of different varieties or breeds.

crossbreed

see INTERBREED (2).

crossbreed

) to breed using parents of different races or breeds.
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