interbreed interbreed

Definition(s):

  • (v) breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

Usage(s):

  1. What keeps the viewer going is the cat-and-mouse game with the Cylons, who can hide among and interbreed with humans.
  2. As you pointed out, Hera's role in the grand scheme of things seemed inconsequential; they already pointed out that all the Galacticans could interbreed with the Earth humans.
  3. Small patches that he has already deciphered led him to conclude that the species did not interbreed with humans.

News

  • Chicken has owner asking, ‘What the duck?’

    Almost every scientific source you will find confirms that a chicken and a duck cannot interbreed. However, according to Cleveland resident Ron Schneider, “In nature, anything is possible.”
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Cleveland Advocate

Quotes

  • "The Siberian mammoths didn't hybridize, didn't just interbreed and blend with the new population - they disappeared," Poinar said. "And the New World guys ended up kings of the evolutionary heap."
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Hendrik Poinar Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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