(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
"a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
a composite of mixed origin
"the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices"
a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
- loanblend - loan blend
produced by crossbreeding