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Meaning of HYBRIDIZE

Pronunciation:  'hIbri`dIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
 

HYBRIDIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: cross, crossbreed, hybridise, interbreed
 
 See Also: breed

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Hy"brid*i`ze\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hybridized}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Hybridizing}.]
    To render hybrid; to produce by mixture of stocks.
    
    
  2. \Hy"brid*ize\, v. i. (Biol.)
    To produce hybrid offspring; to interbreed; to cross.
    
    
 

 

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