Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb crossbreed

1 sense of crossbreed

Sense 1
crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed -- (breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed")
       => breed -- (cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs")

Antonyms of adj crossbred

1 sense of crossbred

Sense 1
crossbred (vs. purebred) -- (bred from parents of different varieties or species)

purebred (vs. crossbred) -- (bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain)
        => full-blooded, full-blood, blooded -- (of unmixed ancestry; "full-blooded Native American"; "blooded Jersies")
        => pedigree (prenominal), pedigreed, pureblood, pureblooded, thoroughbred -- (having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal)

Similarity of adj crossbred

1 sense of crossbred

Sense 1
crossbred (vs. purebred) -- (bred from parents of different varieties or species)
       => bigeneric -- (resulting from a cross between species of different genera)
       => hybrid, intercrossed -- (produced by crossbreeding)
       => underbred -- (of inferior or mixed breed; "an underbred dog")
       => half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed -- ((of animals) having only one purebred parent)
          Also See-> outbred#1

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