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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of cross-breed.
  • n. a type or instance of breeding separate strains of the same species in order to create new traits.
  • n. a type or instance of breeding members of similar albeit distinct species. i.e. horse + donkey = mule

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The crossing of different breeds, stocks, or races of animals; the practice or system of breeding from individuals of different breeds or varieties: the opposite of pure or straight breeding.


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