from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or condition of having strong reproductive powers; generation with full fertility between different species or races, specif. between hybrids of the first generation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of breeding freely; fertility; specifically, the production of young by the union of individuals of different species or stocks.


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