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single-cross

[ sing-guhl-kraws, -kros ]
/ ˈsɪŋ gəlˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs /
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noun Genetics.
a cross between two inbred lines.
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Origin of single-cross

First recorded in 1935–40
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single-cross

noun
genetics a hybrid of the first generation between two inbred lines
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