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1. interbreeding

noun. reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons).

Synonyms

  • crossbreeding
  • facts of life
  • procreation
  • reproduction
  • breeding

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • disassortative mating

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2. interbreeding

noun. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids.

Synonyms

  • dihybrid cross
  • pairing
  • test-cross
  • crossing
  • hybridization
  • testcross
  • coupling
  • crossbreeding
  • monohybrid cross
  • hybridisation
  • reciprocal cross
  • union
  • conjugation
  • reciprocal
  • sexual union
  • hybridizing
  • mating

Antonyms

  • endogamy
  • exogamy
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization

Example sentences of the word interbreeding


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
For example, in India both the lion and tiger exist and are capable of interbreeding; however, the lion lives in the grasslands and the tiger lives in the forest.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The wiry coat texture may have come about through interbreeding between dachshunds and wire-haired dogs such as a terrier or a pinscher.

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