HyperDic: hybrid

English > 4 senses of the word hybrid:
NOUNcommunicationhybrid, loanblend, loan-blenda word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., 'monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
cognitionhybrida composite of mixed origin
animalhybrid, crossbreed, cross(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar / dissimilar parents or stock
ADJECTIVEallhybrid, intercrossedproduced by crossbreeding
hybrid > pronunciation
Soundshhay'brahd; hhay'brihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > hybrid: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningproduced by crossbreeding.
Synonymintercrossed
BroadercrossbredBred from parents of different varieties or species
Spanishcruzado, híbrido
Catalanhíbrid
Nounshybrid(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar / dissimilar parents or stock
English > hybrid: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., 'monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root).
Synonymsloanblend, loan-blend
CategoryLatinAny dialect of the language of ancient Rome
RegionGreece, Hellenic Republic, EllasA republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
BroaderwordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
Spanishhíbrido, loanblend
Catalanhíbrid, loanblend
English > hybrid: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA composite of mixed origin.
Example"the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices"
Broadercomplex, compositeA conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
Spanishhíbrido
Catalanhíbrid
Verbshybridizebreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
English > hybrid: 4 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaning(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar / dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species.
Synonymscrossbreed, cross
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
NarrowerdihybridA hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each
monohybridA hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments / experiments with garden peas)
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Spanishcruce, híbrida, híbrido
Catalanencreuament, híbrid
Adjectiveshybridproduced by crossbreeding
Verbshybridizebreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

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