Definition of Interbred

1. Adjective. Bred of closely related parents.

Similar to: Inbred



Definition of Interbred

1. Verb. (past of interbreed) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interbred

1. interbreed [v] - See also: interbreed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Interbred

interbellum
interbinary
interblend
interblended
interblending
interblends
interblock
interblocks
interbody
interborough
interbrachial
interbrain
interbrains
interbranch
interbranchial
interbred (current term)
interbreed
interbreeder
interbreeders
interbreeding
interbreeds
interbring
interbud
interbuilding
interburst
intercadence
intercadent
intercalant
intercalary meristem

Literary usage of Interbred

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

1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"It is not known whether it has interbred with the wild cat ; but it is possible that some of the varieties have originated in that way. ..."

2. The Marriage of Near Kin Considered with Respect to the Laws of Nations, the by Alfred Henry Huth (1875)
"Mr. Hammond bought a small number of Atwood's flock in 1844, and he has since interbred solely between the descendants of these identical sheep. ..."

3. The Marriage of Near Kin Considered with Respect to the Laws of Nations, the by Alfred Henry Huth (1887)
"Mr. Hammond bought a small number of Atwood's flock in 1844, and he has since interbred solely between the descendants of these identical sheep. ..."

4. ... First Lessons in Poultry Keeping: Second Year Course by John Henry Robinson (1906)
"If now these primary hybrid mice are interbred, some of their young will be white, ... If these white mice, when they become grown, are interbred, ..."

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