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out·breed

 (out′brēd′)
v. out·bred (-brĕd′), out·breed·ing, out·breeds
v.tr.
1. To subject to outbreeding.
2. To produce offspring at a greater rate than: an introduced species of toad that outbreeds native amphibians.
v.intr.
To engage in outbreeding.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.outbred - bred of parents not closely related; having parents of different classes or tribes
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
exogamic, exogamous - pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only outside the limits of a clan or tribe
crossbred - bred from parents of different varieties or species
inbred - produced by inbreeding
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