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hybrid

  
  ( hybrids    plural  )
1       n-count   A hybrid is an animal or plant that has been bred from two different species of animal or plant.     (TECHNICAL)  
All these brightly coloured hybrids are so lovely in the garden.     
      Hybrid is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n  
...the hybrid maize seed.     
2       n-count   You can use hybrid to refer to anything that is a mixture of other things, especially two other things.  
...a hybrid of solid and liquid fuel.     
      Hybrid is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n  
...a hybrid system.     
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hybrid

  

      n   amalgam, composite, compound, cross, crossbreed, half-blood, half-breed, mixture, mongrel, mule  

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