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1. backcross

verb. mate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents.

Synonyms

  • hybridize
  • hybridise
  • interbreed
  • crossbreed

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold

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1. Noun, singular or mass
Backcross or F1b puppies have one purebred parent and one parent who is a hybrid of the same breed with another breed: a labradoodle crossed with a poodle will produce backcross puppies.

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