crossbreed

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crossbreed
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (hybridize)
a. cruzar
A researcher from the United Arab Emirates crossbred a camel with a llama.Un investigador de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos cruzó un camello con una llama.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to undergo hybridization)
a. hibridarse
Open-pollinated varieties of corn crossbreed promiscuously.Las variedades de maíz de polinización abierta se hibridan de modo promiscuo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (cross-bred animal)
a. el mestizo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Purebred dogs are more expensive than crossbreeds.Los perros de raza pura son más caros que los mestizos.
b. el cruce
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My dog is a crossbreed between a Siberian Husky and a Golden Retriever.Mi perro es un cruce entre husky siberiano y golden retriever.
c. la cruza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The farmer told my son that mules are a crossbreed between a mare and a donkey.El granjero le dijo a mi hijo que las mulas son una cruza entre una yegua y un burro.
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crossbreed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el híbrido m, cruce
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. la cruza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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crossbreed [ˈkrɒsbriːd]
noun
cruce (m); híbrido (m)
transitive verb
crossbred (past) cruzar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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