cross-fertile

[ kraws-fur-tl, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈfɜr tl, ˈkrɒs- /
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adjective

capable of cross-fertilization.

Origin of cross-fertile

First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for cross-fertile

  • Now it is easy to see, from this point of view, why artificial varieties are cross-fertile.

    Evolution|Joseph Le Conte