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cross·breed

 (krôs′brēd′, krŏs′-)
v. cross·bred (-brĕd′), cross·breed·ing, 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

(ˈkrɒsˌbriːd)
vb, -breeds, -breeding or -bred
(Biology) Also: interbreed to breed (animals or plants) using parents of different races, varieties, breeds, etc
n
(Biology) the offspring produced by such a breeding

cross•breed

(ˈkrɔsˌbrid, ˈkrɒs-)

v. -bred, -breed•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to produce (a hybrid); hybridize.
v.i.
2. to undertake or engage in hybridizing; hybridize.
n.
3. a crossbred.
[1665–75]

cross·breed

(krôs′brēd′)
Verb
To produce a hybrid animal or plant by breeding two animals or two plants of different species or varieties. For example, crossbreeding a male donkey with a female horse will produce a mule.
Noun
An animal or a plant produced by breeding two animals or plants of different species or varieties; a hybrid.

crossbreed


Past participle: crossbred
Gerund: crossbreeding

Imperative
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crossbreed
Present
I crossbreed
you crossbreed
he/she/it crossbreeds
we crossbreed
you crossbreed
they crossbreed
Preterite
I crossbred
you crossbred
he/she/it crossbred
we crossbred
you crossbred
they crossbred
Present Continuous
I am crossbreeding
you are crossbreeding
he/she/it is crossbreeding
we are crossbreeding
you are crossbreeding
they are crossbreeding
Present Perfect
I have crossbred
you have crossbred
he/she/it has crossbred
we have crossbred
you have crossbred
they have crossbred
Past Continuous
I was crossbreeding
you were crossbreeding
he/she/it was crossbreeding
we were crossbreeding
you were crossbreeding
they were crossbreeding
Past Perfect
I had crossbred
you had crossbred
he/she/it had crossbred
we had crossbred
you had crossbred
they had crossbred
Future
I will crossbreed
you will crossbreed
he/she/it will crossbreed
we will crossbreed
you will crossbreed
they will crossbreed
Future Perfect
I will have crossbred
you will have crossbred
he/she/it will have crossbred
we will have crossbred
you will have crossbred
they will have crossbred
Future Continuous
I will be crossbreeding
you will be crossbreeding
he/she/it will be crossbreeding
we will be crossbreeding
you will be crossbreeding
they will be crossbreeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crossbreeding
you have been crossbreeding
he/she/it has been crossbreeding
we have been crossbreeding
you have been crossbreeding
they have been crossbreeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crossbreeding
you will have been crossbreeding
he/she/it will have been crossbreeding
we will have been crossbreeding
you will have been crossbreeding
they will have been crossbreeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crossbreeding
you had been crossbreeding
he/she/it had been crossbreeding
we had been crossbreeding
you had been crossbreeding
they had been crossbreeding
Conditional
I would crossbreed
you would crossbreed
he/she/it would crossbreed
we would crossbreed
you would crossbreed
they would crossbreed
Past Conditional
I would have crossbred
you would have crossbred
he/she/it would have crossbred
we would have crossbred
you would have crossbred
they would have crossbred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crossbreed - (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stockcrossbreed - (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"
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
dihybrid - a hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each
monohybrid - a hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Verb1.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"
breed - cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
backcross - mate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents
Translations

crossbreed

[ˈkrɒsbriːd]
A. Ncruce m, híbrido m
B. VT (crossbred (pt, pp)) → cruzar

crossbreed

[ˈkrɒsˌbriːd] nincrocio, ibrido
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