NounHybrid (plural Hybrids)
- (biology) Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities, e.g. two different species or two purebred parent strains.
- Something of mixed origin or composition.
- A word whose elements are derived from different languages.
- Short for hybrid car, one that runs on both fuel (gasoline/diesel) and electricity (battery or energy from the sun).
- (golf) A golf club that combines the characteristics of an iron and a wood.
Synonyms for Hybrid
Antonyms for Hybrid
Cape Colored, Eurasian, bastard, blend, cattalo, citrange, combination, composite, compound, contamination, cross, crossbred, crossbreed, crossed, griffe, half blood, half-bred, half-breed, half-caste, high yellow, hinny, hybrid word, hybridism, interbred, ladino, liger, macaronic, macaronicism, mestee, mestiza, mestizo, metis, metisse, mixblood, mixed-blood, mixture, mongrel, mulatto, mule, mustee, octoroon, plumcot, portmanteau, portmanteau word, portmantologism, quadroon, quintroon, sambo, tangelo, telescope word, tigon, zebrass, zebrule
Known in English since 1601, but rare before c.1850. From Latin hybrida, a variant of ibrida (“a mongrel; specifically, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar”), of unsure origin, possibly (a) somehow related to Ancient Greek ὕβρις (hybris, “outrage”), or (b) < the roots ús (“sow”) and ibro (“wild boar”)
- The translations below need to be checked.
- hybridise / hybridize
- hybrid car
- hybrid computer
- hybrid tea, hybrid tea rose
- 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 
- 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