Hybrid
Hybrid Hy"brid, n. [L. hybrida, hibrida, prob. allied to Gr. ? wantonness (as if unbridled, lawless, unnatural), perh. akin to Gr. "ype`r over, E. over: cf. F. hybride.] 1. (Biol.) The offspring of the union of two animals or plants derived from recognizably different genetic lines, as two distinct species, or two strains of the same species with known genetic differences; an animal or plant produced from the mixture of two genetic lines. See {Mongrel}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. (Philol.) A word composed of elements which belong to different languages. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. anything derived by a mixture of components or characteristics from two distinctly different sources; as, a musical hybrid; a DNA-RNA hybrid. [PJC]


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