\\hīˈbridəd.ē, -ətē, -i\ noun (-es)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hybrid + -ity
: the quality or state of being hybrid

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  • hybridity — See hybridism. * * * …   Universalium

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  • hybridity — hy·brid·i·ty (hi bridґĭ te) the state of being a hybrid …   Medical dictionary

  • hybridity — hy·brid·i·ty …   English syllables

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