cross-sterile

[ kraws-ster-uh l or, esp. British, -ahyl, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈstɛr əl or, esp. British, -aɪl, ˈkrɒs- /

adjective

incapable of reproducing due to hybridization.

Origin of cross-sterile

First recorded in 1945–50

Related forms

cross-ste·ril·i·ty, noun
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