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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cause to undergo the act of impregnating by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species.

Usage examples (34)
  • But on allowing these hybrids to cross-fertilize one another in the usual way,
  • Here's an exception I'd like to share - a seriously misjudged attempt to cross-fertilize genres.
  • They are willing to switch parties and cross-fertilize for someone they think is telling the truth.
  • When there are hundreds of companies around, with workers more likely to change jobs, ideas can cross-fertilize. for more
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