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

1 sense of crossbreed

Sense 1
hybrid, crossbreed, cross -- ((genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey")
       => organism, being -- (a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently)

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")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser