cross-fertile
adjective Date: 1929 fertile in a cross or capable of cross-fertilization

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  • cross-fertile — cross fer·tile krȯs fərt əl adj fertile in a cross or capable of cross fertilization …   Medical dictionary

  • cross-fertile — cross′ fer′tile adj. gen capable of cross fertilization • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • cross-fertile — /kraws ferr tl, kros /, adj. capable of cross fertilization. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Cross fertilization — Fertilization Fer ti*li*za tion, n. 1. The act or process of rendering fertile. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) The act of fecundating or impregnating animal or vegetable germs; esp., the process by which in flowers the pollen renders the ovule fertile …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross-fertilise — verb 1. undergo cross fertilization; become fertile • Syn: ↑cross fertilize • Derivationally related forms: ↑cross fertilisation, ↑cross fertilization (for: ↑cross fertilize) • …   Useful english dictionary

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