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Meaning of CROSSBRED

Pronunciation:  'kros`bred

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  esp an animal produced by a cross between two pure breeds
  2. [adj]  bred of parents of different races or strains
  3. [adj]  bred from a mixture of breeds or strains
 

CROSSBRED is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: bigeneric, crossed, cur(a), half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed, hybrid, interbred, intercrossed, mixed, mongrel(a), outbred, scrub(a), underbred
 
 Antonyms: purebred
 
 See Also: crossbreed, hybrid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cross"bred`\ (-br?d`), a. (Stock Breeding)
Produced by mixing distinct breeds; mongrel.

 

 

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