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From hetero- +‎ -otic.

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heterotic (comparative more heterotic, superlative most heterotic)

  1. Of or pertaining to heterosis.
    • 2018, Tim Flannery, Europe: A Natural History, page 159:
      An instructive example of a heterotic individual is ʽThe Toast of Botswana’. The Toast is a cross between a female goat and a male sheep.
  2. (physics) Describing a hybrid form of string theory (See Heterotic string theory on Wikipedia)

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heterotic (plural heterotics)

  1. A hybrid organism of this kind.

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