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EtymologyEdit

Known in English since 1601, but rare before c.1850. From Latin hybrida, a variant of hibrida (a mongrel; specifically, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: hī'brĭd, IPA(key): /ˈhaɪ.bɹɪd/
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NounEdit

hybrid (plural hybrids)

 
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  1. (biology) Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities, e.g. two different species or two purebred parent strains.
  2. Something of mixed origin or composition; often, a tool or technology that combines the benefits of formerly separate tools or technologies.
    1. (linguistics) A word whose elements are derived from different languages.
    2. A hybrid vehicle (especially a car), one that runs on both fuel (gasoline/diesel) and electricity (battery or energy from the sun).
    3. (cycling) A bicycle that is a compromise between a road bike and a mountain bike.
    4. (golf) A golf club that combines the characteristics of an iron and a wood.
    5. An electronic circuit constructed of individual devices bonded to a substrate or PCB.

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AdjectiveEdit

hybrid (comparative more hybrid, superlative most hybrid)

  1. Consisting of diverse 'hybridized' components.

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  • hybrid, page 216, chapter: A Miscegenation Vocabulary in Interracialism, Terms from the Oxford English Dictionary, book: Black White Intermarriage in Americal History, Literature and Law, Edited by Werner Sollor, Oxford University Press, 2000 [1]
  • hybrid in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • hybrid in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • hybrid at OneLook Dictionary Search

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin hibrida

NounEdit

hybrid m (definite singular hybriden, indefinite plural hybrider, definite plural hybridene)

  1. a hybrid

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin hibrida

NounEdit

hybrid m (definite singular hybriden, indefinite plural hybridar, definite plural hybridane)

  1. a hybrid

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