(noun, verb)


1. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

Similar word(s): cross, crossing, hybridization, hybridizing, interbreeding

Definition categories: act, conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, union

2. reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)

Similar word(s): interbreeding, miscegenation

Definition categories: act, breeding, procreation, reproduction


1. present participle of crossbreed