crossbreed crossbreed

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (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
  2. (v) breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

Usage(s):

  1. Opponents of genetic engineering fear that these creatures could crossbreed with wild species, creating glowing schools of Frankenfish.
  2. The animal is a crossbreed of two entirely different species, a goat and a sheep.
  3. Americans are, bless us, energetic grasshoppers as well as energetic ants, a sui generis crossbreed, which is why we've been so successful as a nation.

News

  1. Residents north of Republic are concerned about safety, noise from gunfire

    Neighbors say gunfire continues even after Crossbreed Firearms Academy withdrew its application for a firing range. REPUBLIC, Mo. -- Some Greene County residents are sick of the sound of gunfire and concerned for safety. They've even gotten county officials involved.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KY3 Springfield

  2. Tree planting taking place on Palmerton Superfund site

    American chestnut crossbreed, other species taking root near Appalachian Trail. High atop the Blue Mountain along the Kittatinny Ridge above Palmerton, a rocky moonscape exists courtesy of contamination from industrial heavy metals zinc, cadmium and lead.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

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Quotes

  • "I cannot see the synergy," Deripaska said. "It is as if you crossbreed a chicken and a duck. What do you expect it will do? Fly or perhaps swim?"
    on Feb 1, 2009 By: Oleg Deripaska Source: Bloomberg

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