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interfertile

[ in-ter-fur-tl ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈfɜr tl /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
able to interbreed.
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Origin of interfertile

First recorded in 1915–20; inter- + fertile

OTHER WORDS FROM interfertile

in·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 forms of interfertile

interfertility, noun
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