hybrid /ˈhaɪbrəd/  noun


1 : an animal or plant that is produced from two animals or plants of different kinds

  • hybrid of two roses

2 : something that is formed by combining two or more things

  • The band plays a hybrid of jazz and rock.

— hybrid adjective, always used before a noun

  • hybrid rose/tree
  • The car is a hybrid vehicle that uses both electricity and gasoline.