crossbreed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v crossbreed 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"
    • n crossbreed (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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crossbreed A breed or an animal produced from parents of different breeds; a new variety, as of plants, combining the qualities of two parent varieties or stocks.
    • Crossbreed Anything partaking of the natures of two different things; a hybrid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n crossbreed A class or strain of animals produced by cross-breeding, or of plants resulting from hybridization; a mongrel or hybrid breed.
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Usage

In literature:

Interesting new fact: the crossbreeds from the most belligerent species are far and ahead of the rest.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
Gramps thought the trouble was that the White Wyandottes were less hardy than crossbreeds.
"The Black Fawn" by James Arthur Kjelgaard
The leashes were slipped, and the greyhounds went off like the wind, but the crossbreed remained quietly by the horses.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 60, No. 369, July 1846" by Various
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In news:

A cow and her calf are examples of Don WIlson's breeding experimentation of "black baldies," a crossbreed between black Angus cattle and Hereford cattle.
CrossBreed Holsters, LLC is proud to announce that Mark Craighead, Owner/Founder, will be joining industry professionals to host Trigger Time TV.
CrossBreed Holsters Founder Stars in New TV Show.
Top quality holster manufacturer CrossBreed Holsters, LLC is proud to offer the new Instructor Belt for holster carry.
CrossBreed Holster's new Instructor Belt is an addition to our already outstanding belt selection.
CrossBreed Holsters, an industry-leading manufacturer of concealment holsters, has introduced the Ankle Rig holster to its product line.
CrossBreed Firearms Academy is pleased to announce their Spring 2011 kickoff, beginning in April with a weekend featuring Sheriff Jim Wilson conducting a Shotgun Tactics course.
CrossBreed Holsters, LLC is proud to announce that Mark Craighead, Owner/Founder, will be joining industry professionals to host Trigger Time TV.
CrossBreed Holsters Founder Stars in New TV Show.
CrossBreed Holster's new Instructor Belt is an addition to our already outstanding belt selection.
CrossBreed Holsters, an industry-leading manufacturer of concealment holsters, has introduced the Ankle Rig holster to its product line.
CrossBreed Firearms Academy is pleased to announce their Spring 2011 kickoff, beginning in April with a weekend featuring Sheriff Jim Wilson conducting a Shotgun Tactics course.
Evidence produced at the fourth inquest into Azaria's death in February included reports of attacks by dingoes and dogs assumed to be part- dingo or crossbreeds.
Top quality holster manufacturer CrossBreed Holsters , LLC is proud to announce that they will be offering holsters for the new Springfield XD-S pistol.
" Spore 's" creature creator has been available as a free download all summer and has spawned millions of new virtual life forms, from bizarre crossbreeds to multiheaded monstrosities to not-so-subtle sexual allusions.
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