Definition of Outcrosses

1. Noun. (plural of outcross) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of outcross) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outcrosses

1. outcross [v] - See also: outcross

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outcrosses

outcrawled
outcrawling
outcrawls
outcreep
outcried
outcrier
outcriers
outcries
outcrop
outcropped
outcropping
outcroppings
outcrops
outcross
outcrossed
outcrosses
outcrossing
outcrow
outcrowd
outcrowded
outcrowding
outcrowds
outcrowed
outcrowing
outcrows
outcry
outcrying
outcurse
outcursed
outcurses

Literary usage of Outcrosses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"To determine whether the shock of tissue culture can affect Mutator activities, Fl progenies of outcrosses between active or inactive Mutator stocks and ..."

2. The Theory and Practice of Cattle-breeding by William Warfield (1889)
"on some of the outcrosses introduced, and on them but briefly. The first twenty years of Mr. Booth's breeding, down to the acquisition of Albion (14) at Mr. ..."

3. The Story of the Herefords: An Account of the Origin and Development of the by Alvin Howard Sanders (1914)
"These various outcrosses through bulls from other herds were not satisfactory, so they resorted to the plan of getting some new blood from outcrosses ..."

4. Songs for the Chapel: A Series of Historical Sketches, Memoirs and Records by Ambrose White Vernon, Alvin Howard Sanders, Charles Henry Morse (1900)
"... some of the partisans of Bates breeding have strenuously denied that the outcrosses really did anything for the vitality of the stock. ..."

5. Shorthorn Cattle: A Series of Historical Sketches, Memoirs and Records of by Alvin Howard Sanders (1918)
"... some of the partisans of Bates breeding have strenuously denied that the outcrosses really did anything for the vitality of the stock. ..."

6. American Roadsters and Trotting Horses: Being a Sketch of the Trotting by Henry T. Helm (1878)
"Doubtless the greatest excellences are to be derived from in-breeding in that blood—not in doing so closely or directly, but after proper outcrosses and at ..."

7. Annual Report of the Minnesota State Agricultural Society by Minnesota State Agricultural Society (1907)
"Yet I think that outcrossing is just as successful as inbreeding if the outcrosses possess the exact type and other desirable •qualities sought after in the ..."

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