interfertile

[ in-ter-fur-tl ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈfɜr tl /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

able to interbreed.

Nearby words

  1. interferential,
  2. interfering,
  3. interferogram,
  4. interferometer,
  5. interferon,
  6. interfibrillar,
  7. interfile,
  8. interfilling,
  9. interfinger,
  10. interflow

Origin of interfertile

First recorded in 1915–20; inter- + fertile

Related formsin·ter·fer·til·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for interfertile

interfertile

/ (ˌɪntəˈfɜːtaɪl) /

adjective

(of plants and animals) able to interbreed
Derived Formsinterfertility, noun

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