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interfertile

[in-ter-fur-tl] /ˌɪn tərˈfɜr tl/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
able to interbreed.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; inter- + fertile
Related forms
interfertility, noun
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  • It shows that even after several hundred thousand years of separation, the two species were interfertile.
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interfertile

/ˌɪntəˈfɜːtaɪl/
adjective
1.
(of plants and animals) able to interbreed
Derived Forms
interfertility, noun
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