blending inheritanceblend·ing inheritance
The definition of blending inheritance is the combining of features or qualities of both parents in their children.
An example of blending inheritance is the labradoodle breed of dog from the mating of a labrador and a poodle.
the blending of characteristics of the parents in the offspring, as in a pink flower that results from the mating of a red flower with a white one
The discredited theory that inheritance of traits from two parents produces offspring with characteristics that are intermediate between those of the parents.