bigener

bigener
  n. hybrid arising from two genera.
   ♦ bigeneric, a. pertaining to two genera.

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  • bigener — n. [L. bis, two; genus, kind] A bigeneric hybrid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bigener — /buy jee neuhr, jeuh /, n. a bigeneric hybrid, as certain orchids. [1825 35; < L: hybrid, equiv. to bi BI 1 + gener (s. of genus) GENUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • bigener — bi·ge·ner …   English syllables

  • bigener — ˈbījənə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Latin, hybrid (adjective), from bi bi (I) + gener , genus kind, race more at kin : a bigeneric hybrid …   Useful english dictionary

  • mongrel — n 1. half breed, cross, hybrid, half blood, bigener, crossbreed; half caste, mulatto, mestizo, quadroon, Fr. metis. 2. cur, Sl. mutt, lurcher …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bigeneric hybrid — noun A hybrid resulting from a cross between individuals from two different genera • • • Main Entry: ↑bigener …   Useful english dictionary

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