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  • v. Present participle of interbreed.
  • n. breeding within a narrow range of individuals

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of breeding between different species or varieties; cross-breeding; hybridization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  • n. reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)

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