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English definition of “crossbreed”


noun [C]     /ˈkrɒs.briːd/ US  /ˈkrɑːs-/
an animal or plant that is a mixture of breeds and is therefore a new variety (= type of plant or animal )Breeds and breeding crossbred     /-bred/ adjective Breeds and breeding crossbreed     verb [I or T] (crossbred, crossbred)
(Definition of crossbreed noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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