(linguistics) The formation of a word from elements of different languages.
Hybridism Sentence Examples
Many of the islanders, however, show signs of hybridism.
The hybridism of the Abyssinians is reflected in their political and social institutions, and especially in their religious beliefs and practices.
Nevertheless, in exceptional cases modified growths, termed " grafthybrids," have been obtained which have been attributed to the commingling of the characteristics of stock and scion (see Hybridism).
the crossing of two individuals not of the same but of two distinct species of plants, as, for instance, two species of rhododendron or two species of orchid (see Hybridism).
Egtfally great gaps, however, may exist between males and females, between climatic phases or summer and winter forms. The attempt to find a physiological criterion has similarly failed; many forms that have been universally accepted as true species produce fertile hybrids (see Hybridism).