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interbreed

[ in-ter-breed ]
/ 藢瑟n t蓹r藞brid /
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verb (used with object), in路ter路bred, in路ter路breed路ing.
to crossbreed (a plant or animal).
to cause to breed together.
verb (used without object), in路ter路bred, in路ter路breed路ing.
to crossbreed.
to breed or mate with a closely related individual, as in a small, closed population.
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Origin of interbreed

First recorded in 1855鈥60; inter- + breed
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British Dictionary definitions for interbreed

interbreed
/ (藢瑟nt蓹藞bri藧d) /

verb -breeds, -breeding or -bred
(intr) to breed within a single family or strain so as to produce particular characteristics in the offspring
another term for crossbreed (def. 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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