Hy"brid, a. Produced from the mixture of two species; as, plants of hybrid nature.

Hy"brid (?), n. (Philol.) A word composed of elements which belong to different languages.

Hy"brid (?), n. [L. hybrida, hibrida, prob. allied to Gr. ? wantonness (as if unbridled, lawless, unnatural), perh. akin to Gr. "ype`r over, E. over: cf. F. hybride.] (Biol.) The offspring of the union of two distinct species; an animal or plant produced from the mixture of two species. See Mongrel.