interfertile

[ in-ter-fur-tl ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈfɜr tl /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

able to interbreed.

Origin of interfertile

First recorded in 1915–20; inter- + fertile

Related forms

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

interfertility, noun
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