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vb. (en-past of: interbreed)

  1. adj. produced by crossbreeding [syn: crossed, hybrid, intercrossed]

  2. bred of parents of different races or strains [syn: crossbred]

  3. bred of closely related parents

  1. 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" [syn: crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise]

  2. [also: interbred]

Usage examples of "interbred".

Kindred and Ehleenee intermarried and interbred, the talent began to crop up with more frequency, especially among the nobility.

But like practically everyone else in Argonia, ogres and ogresses interbred, mostly with giants and wizards and witches of ill repute at first.

After all, the Palestine archeological discoveries were proof that Homo sapiens and Neanderthal had already interbred, tens of thousands of years in the past.

As they bred and interbred, the streak of genetic madness grew broader until all sanity was lost forever.

Although the Han at first appear to be a stereotype of the Yellow Peril, Nowlan apparently became worried that they might be seen as racist, and in the second Buck Rogers story identifies them as descendents of a race of space aliens, interbred with some Mongol women they captured.

Henry Meachem, the pirate whose crews had interbred with Carib and Jamaican women, thereby populating the island, and whose treasure was the focal point of many tall tales.

It is a pity to realize that it all was but a facade, that at his primal core he is only another murderous, ill-controlled, and utterly mad scion of the dangerously interbred Irish nobility.

I know, amongst all others, my friend, the French have for some strange reason always gotten on better with the indios than have we or the Portuguese or the Irish or even the Norse, right many of whom are unashamedly interbred with the red swine.