hybrid

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Etymology[edit]

Known in English since 1601, but rare before c.1850. From Latin hybrida, a variant of ibrida ‎(a mongrel; specifically, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar).

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hybrid ‎(plural hybrids)

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  1. (biology) Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities, e.g. two different species or two purebred parent strains.
  2. Something of mixed origin or composition.
    1. (linguistics) A word whose elements are derived from different languages.
    2. A hybrid vehicle (especially a car), one that runs on both fuel (gasoline/diesel) and electricity (battery or energy from the sun).
    3. (cycling) A bicycle that is a compromise between a road bike and a mountain bike.
    4. (golf) A golf club that combines the characteristics of an iron and a wood.

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Adjective[edit]

hybrid ‎(comparative more hybrid, superlative most hybrid)

  1. Consisting of diverse 'hybridized' components.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin hibrida

Noun[edit]

hybrid m ‎(definite singular hybriden, indefinite plural hybrider, definite plural hybridene)

  1. a hybrid

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin hibrida

Noun[edit]

hybrid m ‎(definite singular hybriden, indefinite plural hybridar, definite plural hybridane)

  1. a hybrid

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