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Produced by the mating of individuals of different breeds, varieties, or species.
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(Biology) (of plants or animals) produced as a result of crossbreeding
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1. produced by crossbreeding.n.
2. a crossbred plant or animal; hybrid.
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|Adj.||1.||crossbred - bred from parents of different varieties or species|
outbred - bred of parents not closely related; having parents of different classes or tribes
purebred - bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain
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