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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cross·breed /ˈkrɔsˌbrid, ˈbrid/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cross·breed /ˈkrɔsˌbrɪd, ˈbrɪd/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cross·breed n.
 1. A breed or an animal produced from parents of different breeds; a new variety, as of plants, combining the qualities of two parent varieties or stocks.
 2. Anything partaking of the natures of two different things; a hybrid.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : 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; "a mule is a cross between a horse and
          a donkey" [syn: hybrid, cross]
      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: cross,
           hybridize, hybridise, interbreed]
      [also: crossbred]