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  • 1 cross|bred — «KRS BREHD, KROS », adjective, noun, verb. –adj. produced by crossbreeding. SYNONYM(S): hybrid, mongrel. –n. an animal plant produced by crossbreeding: »Comebacks and crossbreds met very keen competition (London Times). SYNONYM(S): hybrid,… …

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  • 2 cross-bred — …

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  • 3 cross-breed — cross breeds, cross breeding, cross bred also crossbreed 1) V RECIP ERG If one species of animal or plant cross breeds with another, they reproduce, and new or different animals or plants are produced. [V with n] By cross breeding with our native …

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  • 4 Cross-fertilization — can refer to: Allogamy, where an ovum from one individual is fertilized with the spermatozoa of another Heterosis, where different strains are cross bred to form a hybrid the union of pollen from the anther of the stamen, with the female gametes… …

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  • 5 cross|breed — «KRS BREED, KROS », verb, bred, breed|ing, noun. –v.t., v.i. to breed by mixing kinds, breeds, or races: »You can crossbreed a horse and a donkey to get a mule. SYNONYM(S): cross, hybridize. –n. an individual or breed produced by crossbreeding:… …

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  • 6 cross — Synonyms and related words: Agnus Dei, Calvary cross, Cape Colored, Christogram, Eurasian, Greek cross, Holy Grail, Host, Jerusalem cross, John Hancock, Latin cross, Malacca cane, Maltese cross, Russian cross, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, T, X, abjure …

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  • 7 Cross fox (animal) — American cross fox, as illustrated by John James Audubon The cross fox is a partially melanistic colour variant of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) which has a long dark stripe running down its back, intersecting another stripe to form a cross over… …

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  • 8 cross-breed — n. & v. n. 1 a breed of animals or plants produced by crossing. 2 an individual animal or plant of a cross breed. v.tr. (past and past part. bred) produce by crossing …

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  • 9 pure-bred — adj pedigree, pedigreed, pure blood, pure blooded, thoroughbred, full blooded, blooded ≠ cross bred, hybrid, mixed, mongrel * * * ▶ adjective PEDIGREE, thoroughbred, full bred, blooded, pedigreed, pure. Opposites hybrid. * * * pureˈ blood, pure… …

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  • 10 Monohybrid cross — is a method of determining the inheritance pattern of a trait between two single organisms. [1] A monohybrid cross is a cross between parents who are heterozygous at one locus; for example, Bb x Bb (see the Punnett). Example: B = brown. b = blue …

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  • 11 Pioneer Hi-Bred — Infobox Company name = Pioneer Hi Bred International company type = Agriculture/Subsidiary foundation = Johnston, Iowa (1926) location city = Johnston, Iowa location country = United States location = locations = key people = Paul Schickler,… …

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  • 12 Indian Half-Bred — The Indian Half Bred was developed in India primarily at the army studs to produce suitable cavalry horses. They are descended from a cross between the native Kathiawari, oriental stock, the Australian Waler and a substantial amount of English… …

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  • 13 Saint Andrew's cross — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …

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  • 14 Saint Anthony's cross — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …

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  • 15 Saint George's cross — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …

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  • 16 Saint Patrick's cross — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …

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  • 17 William Cross Yuille — (1819 ndash; July 19, 1894) was an Australian who helped establish the horse racing industry in Victoria, Australia. The city of Ballarat, Victoria was founded around his stock station.William Cross Yuille was educated in Glasgow and was… …

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  • 18 half-bred — /ˈhaf brɛd/ (say hahf bred) adjective (of a sheep) originally one resulting from a cross between a long wool ram and a merino ewe; now applied more generally …

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  • 19 crossbred — cross·bred krȯs bred adj produced by crossbreeding: HYBRID cross·bred .bred n …

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  • 20 crossbred — cross•bred [[t]ˈkrɔsˌbrɛd, ˈkrɒs [/t]] adj. 1) gen produced by crossbreeding 2) gen a crossbred plant or animal; hybrid • Etymology: 1855–60 …

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