HyperDic: hybridise

English > 1 sense of the word hybridise:
VERBcontacthybridise, crossbreed, cross, hybridize, interbreedbreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
English > hybridise: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningBreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscrossbreed, cross, hybridize, interbreed
Narrowerbackcrossmate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents
BroaderbreedCause to procreate (animals)
Spanishcruzar, hibridizar
Nounshybridisation(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

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