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in·ter·breed

 (ĭn′tər-brēd′)
v. in·ter·bred (-brĕd′), in·ter·breed·ing, in·ter·breeds
v.intr.
1. To breed with individuals of another species, subspecies, or variety; crossbreed: dogs interbreeding with wolves.
2. To breed regularly with others of the same kind: a species as a group of individuals that interbreed.
v.tr.
To cause to interbreed.
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interbreed

(ˌɪntəˈbriːd)
vb, -breeds, -breeding or -bred
1. (Biology) (intr) to breed within a single family or strain so as to produce particular characteristics in the offspring
2. (Biology) another term for crossbreed1
ˌinterˈbreeding n
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in•ter•breed

(ˌɪn tərˈbrid)

v. -bred, -breed•ing. v.t.
1. to crossbreed (a plant or animal).
2. to cause to breed together.
v.i.
3. to crossbreed; hybridize.
4. to breed or mate with a closely related individual, as in a small, closed population.
[1855–60]
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interbreed


Past participle: interbred
Gerund: interbreeding

Imperative
interbreed
interbreed
Present
I interbreed
you interbreed
he/she/it interbreeds
we interbreed
you interbreed
they interbreed
Preterite
I interbred
you interbred
he/she/it interbred
we interbred
you interbred
they interbred
Present Continuous
I am interbreeding
you are interbreeding
he/she/it is interbreeding
we are interbreeding
you are interbreeding
they are interbreeding
Present Perfect
I have interbred
you have interbred
he/she/it has interbred
we have interbred
you have interbred
they have interbred
Past Continuous
I was interbreeding
you were interbreeding
he/she/it was interbreeding
we were interbreeding
you were interbreeding
they were interbreeding
Past Perfect
I had interbred
you had interbred
he/she/it had interbred
we had interbred
you had interbred
they had interbred
Future
I will interbreed
you will interbreed
he/she/it will interbreed
we will interbreed
you will interbreed
they will interbreed
Future Perfect
I will have interbred
you will have interbred
he/she/it will have interbred
we will have interbred
you will have interbred
they will have interbred
Future Continuous
I will be interbreeding
you will be interbreeding
he/she/it will be interbreeding
we will be interbreeding
you will be interbreeding
they will be interbreeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interbreeding
you have been interbreeding
he/she/it has been interbreeding
we have been interbreeding
you have been interbreeding
they have been interbreeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interbreeding
you will have been interbreeding
he/she/it will have been interbreeding
we will have been interbreeding
you will have been interbreeding
they will have been interbreeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interbreeding
you had been interbreeding
he/she/it had been interbreeding
we had been interbreeding
you had been interbreeding
they had been interbreeding
Conditional
I would interbreed
you would interbreed
he/she/it would interbreed
we would interbreed
you would interbreed
they would interbreed
Past Conditional
I would have interbred
you would have interbred
he/she/it would have interbred
we would have interbred
you would have interbred
they would have interbred
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.interbreed - 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
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Translations

interbreed

[ˈɪntəˈbriːd] (interbred (pt, pp)) [ˈɪntəˈbred]
A. VTcruzar
B. VIcruzarse
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interbreed

vtkreuzen
vi (= inbreed)sich untereinander vermehren; (= crossbreed)sich kreuzen
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