adjective. ['ˈhaɪbrəd, ˈhaɪbrɪd'] produced by crossbreeding.
Words that Rhyme with Hybrid
Example sentences of the word hybrid
1. Noun, singular or mass
A hybrid called Grandifolia grows to the same height.
It is a hybrid tea rose that has a very distinctive sweet fragrance.
Quotes containing the word hybrid
1. Half of all broccoli grown commercially in America today is a single variety- Marathon- notable for it's high yield. The overwhelming majority of the chickens raised for meat in America are the same hybrid, the Cornish cross; more than 99 percent of turkeys are the Broad-Breasted Whites.
- Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
noun. ['ˈhaɪbrəd, ˈhaɪbrɪd'] a composite of mixed origin.
noun. ['ˈhaɪbrəd, ˈhaɪbrɪd'] (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species.
noun. ['ˈhaɪbrəd, ˈhaɪbrɪd'] a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root).