Definition of hybridize in English:


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transitive verb

(also British hybridise)
[with object]
  • 1Crossbreed (individuals of two different species or varieties)

    • ‘a few gardeners hybridize their roses’
    cross-breed, cross, interbreed, mix, intermix, blend, combine, amalgamate
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    1. 1.1no object (of an animal or plant) breed with an individual of another species or variety.
      • ‘most ducks will hybridize in captivity’



/ˈhībrəˌdīz/ /ˈhaɪbrəˌdaɪz/