hybridism


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hy·brid

 (hī′brĭd)
n.
1. Genetics The offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock, especially the offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties, species, or races.
2.
a. Something of mixed origin or composition, such as a word whose elements are derived from different languages.
b. Something having two kinds of components that produce the same or similar results, such as a vehicle powered by both an electric motor and an internal combustion engine as sources of power for the drivetrain.

[Latin hibrida, hybrida, mongrel.]

hy′brid·ism n.
hy′brid·ist n.
hy·brid′i·ty (hī-brĭd′ĭ-tē) n.

hybridism

1. a word formed from elements drawn from different languages.
2. the practice of coining such words. — hybrid, n., adj.
See also: Linguistics
1. a word formed from elements drawn from different languages.
2. the practice of coining such words.
See also: Language
the blending of diverse cultures or traditions.
See also: Anthropology
Translations

hybridism

[ˈhaɪbrɪdɪzəm] Nhibridismo m

hybridism

n (lit, fig)Hybridismus m
References in classic literature ?
In the four succeeding chapters, the most apparent and gravest difficulties on the theory will be given: namely, first, the difficulties of transitions, or in understanding how a simple being or a simple organ can be changed and perfected into a highly developed being or elaborately constructed organ; secondly the subject of Instinct, or the mental powers of animals, thirdly, Hybridism, or the infertility of species and the fertility of varieties when intercrossed; and fourthly, the imperfection of the Geological Record.
He represents in little India in transition - the monstrous hybridism of East and West,' the Russian replied.
110) Similarly, John Holloway declared in 1953 that "the heredity of close reading is a heredity of hybridism.
The hybridism of image and dialogue offers a rich analysis into the significance of socio-spatiality in higher education, in particular, among marginalized populations.
One of the pioneers in graphic-novel hybridism in Arabic literature.
By fusing together disparate languages, conventions and myths, I am seeking an iconography of hybridism, where the underlying common threads can be found.
One can notice here a slight shift in Ortese's poetics, in which realism becomes intertwined with fantastic elements, hybridism, and allegories.
Since independence, Pakistan faced countless challenges, particularly cultural violence has manifold and faded off cultural hybridism.
Inap talks about prejudice being confounded by a "watering down" of differences, with intermarriage "breaking down prejudice" because of the inter-culturality and unique hybridism.
The Marian cult as an example of hybridism is also taken into account in this fourth chapter.
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