- the offspring produced by crossing two individuals of unlike genetic constitution; specif., the offspring of two animals or plants of different races, varieties, species, etc.
- anything of mixed origin, unlike parts, etc.
- any automotive vehicle powered by an internal-combustion engine and another power-producing system, that is designed to save fuel; specif., such a vehicle with several large, rechargeable batteries used to help power a computer-controlled electric motor that is activated in specific situations to assist, or substitute for, the main engine
- Linguis. a word made up of elements originally from different languages
Origin of hybridClassical Latin hybrida, offspring of mixed parentage