cross-breeding

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

cross-breeding

  1. present participle of cross-breed

Noun[edit]

cross-breeding (plural cross-breedings)

  1. a type or instance of breeding separate strains of the same species in order to create new traits.
  2. a type or instance of breeding members of similar albeit distinct species. i.e. horse + donkey = mule