| Share
 

Dictionary


out•cross



Pronunciation: (
v.out"krôs', -kros';
n.out'krôs", -kros"),
[key]
v.t.
1. to cross (animals or plants) by breeding individuals of different strains but, usually, of the same breed.
2. to produce (a hybrid) by this method.

n.
1. a hybrid animal or plant so produced.
2. an act of outcrossing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

outcropoutcry

 

Related Content