from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The breeding of distantly related or unrelated individuals, often producing a hybrid of superior quality.
- n. Anthropology The mating of persons from different groups, often as a consequence of proscriptions against marriage within the group.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The breeding of unrelated (or only distantly related) individuals
- n. The mating of people from different groups (especially as a result of social proscription)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In biology, the crossing of a pure strain of organisms with members of another strain or of the same strain from another locality.
- n. In ethnology, the custom of intermarrying or interbreeding outside the tribe.
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She has even begun to touch on the American hard right's preposterous predictions that Muslims are "outbreeding" the continent's traditional populations and will impose shariah law "within decades."
hybrid offspring from these Arctic animal matings will likely be strong and healthy, because unlike inbreeding, which magnifies deleterious genes, so-called outbreeding can mask these genes.
In bygone days, population changes (with the exception of immigration) might come down to a simple matter of which areas were "outbreeding" the others.
February 22nd, 2009 at 1: 11 pm the notion that stupid people are outbreeding smart people
Actually, the notion that stupid people are outbreeding smart people made a great science fiction story by Kornbluth, it made a really mediocare movie called Idiocracy, and it makes no sense at all in biological terms.
It's a book that will have sold about one million copies by Christmas that's called, translated into English, "Germany Does Away With Itself," and that raises the horrible dangers of Muslim immigrants not only being dysfunctional and not wanting to assimilate but also outbreeding the Germans.
This is the converse of inbreeding depression and indeed can be properly referred to as outbreeding (I had to add that to my Word dictionary).
Would this be the same Steyn that is so damn worried that civilisation as we know it will fall because the darkies are outbreeding us?
We have evolved a de facto form of inverted eugenics, with the socially less productive, less educated, in non-families no man present outbreeding what for Sanger was the top of the eugenics pyramid.
The Blue Whites are alarmed and outraged to be reminded that the Red Whites can afford to outbreed them and are outbreeding them.