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

3 senses of hybrid

Sense 1
loanblend, loan-blend, hybrid -- (a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root))
       => word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")

Sense 2
hybrid -- (a composite of mixed origin; "the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices")
       => complex, composite -- (a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town")

Sense 3
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)

Antonyms of adj hybrid

1 sense of hybrid

Sense 1
hybrid, intercrossed -- (produced by crossbreeding)

INDIRECT (VIA crossbred) -> purebred -- (bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain)

Similarity of adj hybrid

1 sense of hybrid

Sense 1
hybrid, intercrossed -- (produced by crossbreeding)
       => crossbred (vs. purebred) -- (bred from parents of different varieties or species)

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