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hybrid
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Definition
something of mixed origin
in various senses, including:
  • of cars — powered by both electricity and gasoline
  • in biology — a plant or animal produced by crossbreeding
  • in linguistics — a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., monolingual has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
  • You know that the new hybrid breeds of chickens fatten so fast that they can't support themselves on their own legs?
    p. 127.5

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