out- + breed
outbreed (third-person singular simple present outbreeds, present participle outbreeding, simple past and past participle outbred)
- To breed from parents not closely related.
- (transitive) To breed more successfully than.
2009 February 22, Lynn Phillips, “Survival of the Hippest”, in New York Times:
- Showy peacocks attract more predators, but they outbreed drabber rivals just because peahens adore flashy tails.