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outcross

[v. out-kraws, -kros; n. out-kraws, -kros] /v. ˌaʊtˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs; n. ˈaʊtˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs/
verb (used with object)
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.
noun
3.
a hybrid animal or plant so produced.
4.
an act of outcrossing.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; out- + cross
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British Dictionary definitions for out crossed

outcross

verb (ˌaʊtˈkrɒs)
1.
to breed (animals or plants of the same breed but different strains)
noun (ˈaʊtˌkrɒs)
2.
an animal or plant produced as a result of outcrossing
3.
an act of outcrossing
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