HyperDic: interbreed

English > 1 sense of the word interbreed:
VERBcontactinterbreed, crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridisebreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
English > interbreed: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningBreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "these species do not interbreed"
Synonymscrossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise
Narrowerbackcrossmate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents
BroaderbreedCause to procreate (animals)
Spanishcruzar, hibridizar
Nounsinterbreeding(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
interbreedingreproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)

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