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v. inter·bred (-brĕd′), inter·breeding, inter·breeds
1. To breed with individuals of another species, subspecies, or variety; crossbreed: dogs interbreeding with wolves.
2. To breed regularly with others of the same kind: a species as a group of individuals that interbreed.
To cause to interbreed.
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- to breed within a single family or strain to produce particular characteristics in the offspring.
- (also called
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