interbred interbred  /ˌɪn tərb ˈrɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) bred of closely related parents
  2. (v) breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

Usage(s):

  1. If you forcibly interbred Lemony Snicket and National Treasure and chose the most viable of their mutant offspring, you might come up with something like The 39 Clues.
  2. Others suggest they may have interbred with humans.
  3. The far-flung Homo erectus communities and their descendants, the multiregionalists believe, could have interbred enough that Homo sapiens appeared pretty much everywhere at once.

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  1. "It's possible that Neanderthals and humans were genetically incompatible, so they could have interbred but their children would have been less fertile," said Stringer.
    on Oct 24, 2009 By: Chris Stringer Source: Times Online

  2. "The evidence has been steadily growing for some time with respect to western Eurasia to show that these modern humans interbred with local archaic humans as they spread," said Trinkaus. "We haven't had good fossil data from eastern Eurasia...
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Erik Trinkaus Source: News24

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