[ verb in-ter-kraws, -kros; noun in-ter-kraws, -kros ]
/ verb ˌɪn tərˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs; noun ˈɪn tərˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs /
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to cross each other; intersect.
an instance of cross-fertilization.
converge, crisscross, divide, traverse, cut, join, separate, decussate, cross, crosscut, bisect, touch, meet, intertwine, lace, mingle, blend, interbreed, crossbreed, mongrelize
- intercostobrachial nerve,
Origin of intercross
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Examples from the Web for intercross
The totem that is conceived as an animal ancestor may give way to other fanciful ancestral ideas or may intercross with them.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
These strings cross and intercross about furniture and corners of course, and give opportunities for many tte--ttes.Bright Ideas for Entertaining|Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
/ (ˌɪntəˈkrɒs) /
another word for crossbreed
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