inter bred

interbreed

[in-ter-breed]
verb (used with object), interbred, interbreeding.
1.
to crossbreed (a plant or animal).
2.
to cause to breed together.
verb (used without object), interbred, interbreeding.
3.
to crossbreed.
4.
to breed or mate with a closely related individual, as in a small, closed population.

Origin:
1855–60; inter- + breed

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interbreed (ˌɪntəˈbriːd)
 
vb , -breeds, -breeding, -bred
1.  (intr) to breed within a single family or strain so as to produce particular characteristics in the offspring
2.  another term for crossbreed

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