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intercross


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intercross  \In`ter*cross"\  (?;  115),  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Intercrossed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Intercrossing}.] 
  1.  To  cross  each  other  as  lines. 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  To  fertilize  by  the  impregnation  of  one  species  or 
  variety  by  another;  to  impregnate  by  a  different  species 
  or  variety. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intercross  \In"ter*cross`\,  n. 
  The  process  or  result  of  cross  fertilization  between 
  different  kinds  of  animals,  or  different  varieties  of  plants. 
 
  We  have  reason  to  believe  that  occasional  intercrosses 
  take  place  with  all  animals  and  plants.  --Darwin.