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mixed-breed Line breaks: mixed-breed

Definition of mixed-breed in English:

adjective

(Of an animal) resulting from the crossing of different breeds or types: a mixed-breed dog
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  • He'd found himself a new companion, an impossibly cute mixed-breed puppy.
  • The family dog, a mixed-breed poodle named Honey, forces her to take breaks from the computer in her home office.
  • A 13-year-old mixed-breed dog in upstate New York is the first pooch to have contracted the swine flu.

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