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outbreed

(out′brēd′)
v. out·bred (-brĕd′), out·breeding, out·breeds
v.tr.
To subject to outbreeding.
v.intr.
To engage in outbreeding.
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There was no difference among the outbreed crosses in relation to body length (P < 0.05), however, the crosses in which Swiss was the paternal lineage showed a similar body length to endogamic Swiss animals (Figure 2).
"Otherwise, the flies breed so fast, they would soon outbreed the wasps," says Miller.
He said the message there is that "we will outbreed you".
Thus, Blue State whites are alarmed and enraged to be reminded that Red State whites can afford to outbreed them.
Although their preference is to outbreed, Faulkes says, "a daughter might kill her mother and mate with her father and take over the colony."
Alternatively, it is possible that while social group size appears to be directly affected by increased intraspecific competition at high density, the need to outbreed may be an even more direct cause of the switch to larger groups, in spite of the fact that the majority of successful copulations occur among members of unshared territories.