Intercrossing
Intercross In`ter*cross" (?; 115), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Intercrossed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intercrossing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cross each other, as lines. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) To fertilize by the impregnation of one species or variety by another; to impregnate by a different species or variety. [1913 Webster]


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