Definition of Interbreed

1. Verb. Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties. "These species do not interbreed"

Exact synonyms: Cross, Crossbreed, Hybridise, Hybridize
Generic synonyms: Breed
Specialized synonyms: Backcross
Derivative terms: Cross, Cross, Crossing, Crossbreed, Hybridisation, Hybrid, Hybrid, Hybridization, Hybridizing, Interbreeding, Interbreeding



Definition of Interbreed

1. v. t. & i. To breed by crossing different stocks of animals or plants.

Definition of Interbreed

1. Verb. To breed or reproduce within a isolated community. ¹

2. Verb. To breed or reproduce within a heterogenous community, the products of which produce hybrids. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interbreed

1. [v -BRED, -BREEDING, -BREEDS]

Medical Definition of Interbreed

1. To breed by crossing different stocks of animals or plants. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Interbreed

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

Literary usage of Interbreed

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

1. Natural Science and Religion: Two Lectures Delivered to the Theological by Asa Gray (1891)
"All that can be said is, that whereas known varieties tend to interbreed with unimpaired and sometimes with increased fertility, distinct species of near ..."

2. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1908)
"They apparently do not interbreed, and certainly are permanent only on the appropriate host from which in some cases they cannot be transferred to any other ..."

3. Life: Its Nature, Origin, Development, and the Psychical Related to the Physical by Salem Wilder (1886)
"I say appear to be different species, for I do not believe that radically different species can interbreed. Hybrids do not interbreed between themselves. ..."

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