Definitions for outcrossˌaʊtˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs; ˈaʊtˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•crossˌaʊtˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs; ˈaʊtˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs(v.; n.; v.t.)

  1. to cross (animals or plants) by breeding individuals of different strains but, usu., of the same breed.

    Category: Animal Husbandry, Botany

  2. (n.)a hybrid animal or plant so produced.

    Category: Animal Husbandry, Botany

  3. an act of outcrossing.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

Origin of outcross:

1885–90

Wiktionary

  1. outcross(Noun)

    a plant or animal produced by outcrossing

  2. outcross(Verb)

    to crossbreed different strains of a plant of animal

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