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out·cross

 (out′krôs′, -krŏs′)
v. out·crossed, out·cross·ing, out·cross·es
v.tr.
1. To mate (an animal) to an unrelated individual of the same species or breed.
2. To pollinate (a plant) with pollen from a different plant of the same species, often one that is unrelated or is of a different variety.
v.intr.
To outcross a plant or animal.
n.
1. The process of outcrossing.
2. Offspring produced by outcrossing.
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outcross

vb
(Biology) to breed (animals or plants of the same breed but different strains)
n
1. (Biology) an animal or plant produced as a result of outcrossing
2. (Biology) an act of outcrossing
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out•cross

(v. ˌaʊtˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs; n. ˈaʊtˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs)
v.t.
1. to cross (animals or plants) by breeding individuals of different strains but, usu., of the same breed.
n.
2. a hybrid animal or plant so produced.
3. an act of outcrossing.
[1885–90]
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outcross


Past participle: outcrossed
Gerund: outcrossing

Imperative
outcross
outcross
Present
I outcross
you outcross
he/she/it outcrosses
we outcross
you outcross
they outcross
Preterite
I outcrossed
you outcrossed
he/she/it outcrossed
we outcrossed
you outcrossed
they outcrossed
Present Continuous
I am outcrossing
you are outcrossing
he/she/it is outcrossing
we are outcrossing
you are outcrossing
they are outcrossing
Present Perfect
I have outcrossed
you have outcrossed
he/she/it has outcrossed
we have outcrossed
you have outcrossed
they have outcrossed
Past Continuous
I was outcrossing
you were outcrossing
he/she/it was outcrossing
we were outcrossing
you were outcrossing
they were outcrossing
Past Perfect
I had outcrossed
you had outcrossed
he/she/it had outcrossed
we had outcrossed
you had outcrossed
they had outcrossed
Future
I will outcross
you will outcross
he/she/it will outcross
we will outcross
you will outcross
they will outcross
Future Perfect
I will have outcrossed
you will have outcrossed
he/she/it will have outcrossed
we will have outcrossed
you will have outcrossed
they will have outcrossed
Future Continuous
I will be outcrossing
you will be outcrossing
he/she/it will be outcrossing
we will be outcrossing
you will be outcrossing
they will be outcrossing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outcrossing
you have been outcrossing
he/she/it has been outcrossing
we have been outcrossing
you have been outcrossing
they have been outcrossing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outcrossing
you will have been outcrossing
he/she/it will have been outcrossing
we will have been outcrossing
you will have been outcrossing
they will have been outcrossing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outcrossing
you had been outcrossing
he/she/it had been outcrossing
we had been outcrossing
you had been outcrossing
they had been outcrossing
Conditional
I would outcross
you would outcross
he/she/it would outcross
we would outcross
you would outcross
they would outcross
Past Conditional
I would have outcrossed
you would have outcrossed
he/she/it would have outcrossed
we would have outcrossed
you would have outcrossed
they would have outcrossed
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