Mongrel

  • 1 Mongrel — Entwickler Zed A. Shaw Aktuelle Version 1.1.5 (22. Mai 2008) Betriebssystem plattformunabhängig Kategorie Webserver Lizenz …

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  • 2 Mongrel — Тип Веб сервер Разработчик Zed A. Shaw Операционная система Cross platform Последняя версия 1.1.5 (2008 05 22) Лицензия Лицен …

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  • 3 Mongrel — refers to mixed ancestry: In botany, a mongrel may refer to the offspring of varieties of a species which was in contrast to a hybrid Among pets, one whose parentage is of unknown or mixed breeds as opposed to purebred Among humans, mongrel and… …

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  • 4 Mongrel — Mon grel, a. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Not of a pure breed. [1913 Webster] 2. Of mixed kinds; as, mongrel language. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Mongrel — Mon grel, n. [Prob. shortened fr. mongrel, and akin to AS. mengan to mix, and E. mingle. See {Mingle}.] The progeny resulting from a cross between two breeds, as of domestic animals; anything of mixed breed. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 mongrel — (n.) late 15c., mixed breed dog, from obsolete mong mixture, from O.E. gemong mingling (base of AMONG (Cf. among)), from P.Gmc. *mangjan to knead together (see MINGLE (Cf. mingle)). With pejorative suffix REL (Cf. rel). Meani …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 mongrel — [n] animal of mixed background bastard, cross, crossbreed, cur, half blood, halfbreed, hybrid, mixed breed, mixture, mule, mutt; concept 394 …

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  • 8 mongrel — ► NOUN 1) a dog of no definable breed. 2) offensive a person of mixed descent. 3) something of mixed origin or nature. ORIGIN apparently related to MINGLE(Cf. ↑mingle) and AMONG(Cf. ↑among) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 mongrel — [mäŋ′grəl, muŋ′grəl] n. [ME mengrell < base of OE mengan, to mix + dim. suffix rel as in COCKEREL: form infl. by ME mong, aphetic < OE gemong, mixture: see AMONG] 1. an animal or plant produced by the crossing of different breeds or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 mongrel — /ˈmʌŋgrəl / (say munggruhl) noun 1. any animal or plant resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties. 2. any cross between different things. 3. a dog of mixed or uncertain breed. 4. Colloquial (derogatory) (racist) a person of… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 Mongrel — 1. mongrel dog; 2. despicable person; 3. something difficult: It s a mongrel of a job …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 12 mongrel — Australian Slang 1. mongrel dog; 2. despicable person; 3. something difficult: It s a mongrel of a job …

    English dialects glossary

  • 13 mongrel — 1. noun a curly tailed mongrel Syn: cross breed, cross, mixed breed, half breed; cur, mutt; informal Heinz 57 2. adjective a mongrel bitch Syn: cross bred, of mixed breed, half breed, interbred, mixed Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 mongrel — UK [ˈmʌŋɡrəl] / US noun [countable] Word forms mongrel : singular mongrel plural mongrels a dog that is a mixture of different breeds (= types with particular features) …

    English dictionary

  • 15 mongrel — noun Etymology: Middle English, probably from mong mixture, short for ymong, from Old English gemong crowd more at among Date: 15th century 1. an individual resulting from the interbreeding of diverse breeds or strains; especially one of unknown… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 Mongrel — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Mongrel est un mot anglais désignant un bâtard résultant du croisement inconnu de races différentes. Ce mot est surtout utilisé dans le cas des chiens,… …

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  • 17 mongrel — mongrelism, mongrelness, n. mongrelly, adv. /mung greuhl, mong /, n. 1. a dog of mixed or indeterminate breed. 2. any animal or plant resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties. 3. any cross between different things, esp. if… …

    Universalium

  • 18 mongrel — noun Someone of mixed kind or uncertain origin, especially a dog. That dog is a mongrel, who knows what breed it could be! Syn: bitsa, bitser, cut, mutt See Also: among …

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  • 19 mongrel — adj. Mongrel is used with these nouns: ↑dog …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 mongrel — [15] The etymological notion underlying mongrel is of a ‘mixture’. For the word goes back ultimately to the prehistoric Germanic base *mong ‘mix’, which also produced English among and mingle [14]. => AMONG, MINGLE …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins