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1. hybrid

adjective. ['ˈhaɪbrəd, ˈhaɪbrɪd'] produced by crossbreeding.

Synonyms

  • intercrossed

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • lengthwise

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Words that Rhyme with Hybrid

  • acrid
  • alarid
  • anhydride
  • astrid
  • ingrid
  • jared
  • jarryd
  • putrid
  • sigrid
  • wilfrid
  • winfrid

Example sentences of the word hybrid


1. Noun, singular or mass
A hybrid called Grandifolia grows to the same height.

2. Adjective
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

2. hybrid

noun. ['ˈhaɪbrəd, ˈhaɪbrɪd'] a composite of mixed origin.

Synonyms

  • composite

Antonyms

  • parasite
  • host

3. hybrid

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.

Synonyms

  • dihybrid
  • organism
  • crossbreed
  • being
  • monohybrid

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • eukaryote
  • prokaryote
  • stander

4. hybrid

noun. ['ˈhaɪbrəd, ˈhaɪbrɪd'] a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root).

Synonyms

  • word
  • loanblend

Antonyms

  • impossibility
  • nonexistence
  • absence
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