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noun [countable] cross pronunciation in American English /krɔs/
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pluralcrosses
  1. 2
    a plant that is the result of mixing two different types to produce a new genetic type
    cross between: The clementine is a cross between a tangerine and a Seville orange.
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    1. a.
      an animal that is a mixture of two different breeds
      cross between: My dog is a cross between a collie and a poodle.
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    2. b.
      something that contains the qualities of two different groups or types
      cross between: Most of their music is a cross between jazz and rock.
  2. 5
    British the symbol X
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    1. a.
      used for showing your choice on a written list of choices
      Put a cross next to the name of the person you are voting for.
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