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verb (used with object), out·bred, out·breed·ing.
  1. to breed selected individuals outside the limits of the breed or variety.
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Origin of outbreed

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British Dictionary definitions for outbreed


verb -breeds, -breeding or -bred
  1. (intr) anthropol to produce offspring through sexual relations outside a particular family or tribe
  2. to breed (animals that are not closely related) or (of such animals) to be bred
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Derived Formsoutbreeding, noun
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