Noun Definition


1.Definition: (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species

Related Noun(s):cross, crossbreed

Category: Animals

2.Definition: a composite of mixed origin

"The vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices"

Category: General

3.Definition: a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)

Related Noun(s):loanblend

Category: General