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crossbreed


  • 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
  • v  breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    Mendel tried crossbreeding

  • Opponents of genetic engineering fear that these creatures could crossbreed with wild species, creating glowing schools of Frankenfish.
  • The animal is a crossbreed of two entirely different species, a goat and a sheep.
  • Why not crossbreed buffalo and domestic cattle? The Dominion Experimental Farm at Wainwright, Alta.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - KY3 Springfield
  • 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.        
    June 11, 2013 - The Morning Call

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