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hybridHybrid (ger.)

  • The offspring of two animals or plants of different species, or (less strictly) varieties; a half-breed, cross-breed, or mongrel. (OED 2011)
    c. 79

    In nullo genere aeque facilis mixtura cum fero, qualiter natos antiqui hybridas vocabant ceu semiferos, ad homines quoque, ut C. Antonium Ciceronis in consulatu collegam, appellatione tralata, non in suibus autem tantum, sed in omnibus quoque animalibus, cuiuscumque generis ullum est placidum, eiusdem invenitur et ferum, utpote cum hominum etiam silvestrium tot genera praedicta sint.

    Plinius (c. 79 AD). Naturalis historia 8, 213.


    There is no creature engendreth so soone with wild of the kind, as doth the swine: and in good sooth such hogges in old time they called Hybrides, as a man would say, halfe wild

    Holland, P. (1601). [transl. Pliny II. The Historie of the World]: 231 (acc. to OED).

    Hibride, a Hog ingendred betweene a wilde Boare and a tame Sow
    Cockeram, H. (1623). The English Dictionarie: Hibride (acc. to OED).

    Peloriam esse speciem hybridam ex Linaria aliaque planta oriundam, nova in regno vegetabili, veritas emergeret […] fieri nimirum posse, ut novæ in regno vegetabili species proveniant

    Linnaeus, C. (1744). Dissertatio botanica de Peloria 17.


    Matrem signo ♀, patrem ♂, & plantam hybridam […] designavero

    Linnaeus, C. (1751). Plantæ hybridæ: 6.


    Alchemilla […] hybrida

    Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, vol. 1: 123; cf. 168; 231; 546; 547.


    Veronica hybrida

    Linnaeus, C. (1754). Flora Anglica (Amoenitates Academicae, vol. 4, Erlangen 1788, 88-111): 95; cf. 106.


    Vicia hybrida

    Linnaeus, C. (1756). Flora Monspeliensis (Amoenitates Academicae, Bd. 4, Erlangen 1788, 468-495): 488; cf. 492.


    Such an exceptional hybrid population are the Pitcairn islanders, that hybrid progeny of the mutineers of the Bounty and Tahiti women, part of which inhabits Pitcairn, while another part is now settled on Norfolk Island

    Lotsy, J.P. & Goddijn, W.A. (1928). The human hybrids. Genetica 10, 131-312: 139; cf. id. (1928). Voyages of exploration to judge of the bearing of hybridization on evolution, I. South Africa: Hybridization in the native flora, 1-129: 29.


    A hybrid is a population intermediate between two or several different species, supposed to be originally formed by the crossing of biotypes belonging to different species

    du Rietz, G.E. (1930). The fundamental units of biological taxonomy. Svensk. Botan. Tidskr. 24, 333-428: 390; cf. id. (1958). The hybrid concept. In: Systematics of To-day. Uppsala Univ. Arsskr. 1958 (6), 216-223: 221.


    hybrid 1: Offspring of a cross between genetically dissimilar individuals; in taxonomy, often restricted to the offspring of interspecific crosses. 2: A community comprising taxa derived from two or more separate and distinct communities.

    Lincoln, R.J., Boxshall, G.A. & Clark, P.F. (1982). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics: 119.

du Rietz, G.E. (1958). The hybrid concept. In: Systematics of To-day. Uppsala Univ. Arsskr. 1958 (6), 216-223.