Energy saving technologies and hybrid cars may cost more than conventional ones to purchase.
The Mozart Project is not quite the hybrid creature Twice Upon a Time is.
A pluot is a hybrid of plum and apricot, dominated by plummy characteristics and lighter on the apricot.
This vehicle is quicker and quieter than the Toyota Prius hybrid.
The prime minister is a hybrid: regional hawk, Zionist statist, techno-globalist, neo-conservative, and Greater Israel fantasist.
From Munson, about 1907, who gives it as a hybrid of Armlong and Malaga.
Many botanists are of the opinion that Bourquiniana is a hybrid.
Certainly there is no reason for calling Stratford a hybrid.
Mr. Pike barked at the first of the trio, evidently a hybrid Irish-Jew.
South American democracy is a hybrid product of European ideals and American forms of government.
c.1600, from Latin hybrida, variant of ibrida "mongrel," specifically "offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar," of unknown origin but probably from Greek and somehow related to hubris. A rare word before c.1850. The adjective is attested from 1716.
An organism that is the offspring of two parents that differ in one or more inheritable characteristics, especially the offspring of two different varieties of the same species or the offspring of two parents belonging to different species. In agriculture and animal husbandry, hybrids of different varieties and species are bred in order to combine the favorable characteristics of the parents. Hybrids often display hybrid vigor. The mule, which is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse, is an example of a hybrid. It is strong for its size and has better endurance and a longer useful lifespan than its parents. However, mules are sterile, as are many animals that are hybrids between two species.