[ in-ter-spee-sheez, -seez ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈspi ʃiz, -siz /


existing or occurring between species.
Also in·ter·spe·cif·ic [in-ter-spi-sif-ik] /ˌɪn tər spɪˈsɪf ɪk/.

Origin of interspecies

First recorded in 1915–20; inter- + species Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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[ ĭn′tər-spĭ-sĭfĭk ]

Arising or occurring between species.

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