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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERBREED

One of the definitions of species is that they will not interbreed and propagate.

Notwithstanding their similarity they do not interbreed when brought together.

My experience tends to show that the two species will not interbreed.

Or will the two make peace, unite and interbreed, make war on us?

The flock was allowed to wander at will and to interbreed freely.

This species will, however, interbreed with the domestic cat.

Of these, there are three sorts which keep apart from each other, and are thought not to interbreed.

Many allied species of Cats will interbreed, even two so far apart as the Lion and the Tiger.

Men imitate men, fight and conquer them, interbreed, one people with another.

All mankind can interbreed freely, can learn to understand the same speech, can adapt itself to co-operation.

WORD ORIGIN

1859, from inter- + breed. Related: Interbred; interbreeding.

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