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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: cross /krɔs/ 
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singularcross
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.

    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.

    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.

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