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English noun: interbreeding

1. interbreeding (act) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids


Synonymscross, crossbreeding, crossing, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing


Broader (hypernym)conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, sexual union, union


Narrower (hyponym)dihybrid cross, monohybrid cross, reciprocal, reciprocal cross, test-cross, testcross


Domain categorygenetic science, genetics

2. interbreeding (act) reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)


Synonymscrossbreeding, miscegenation


Broader (hypernym)breeding, facts of life, procreation, reproduction









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