September 01, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
hybrid /ˈhaɪbrəd/ noun

plural hybrids

Diesel-electric hybrid bus
Diesel-electric hybrid bus
Learner's definition of HYBRID


1 : an animal or plant that is produced from two animals or plants of different kinds

  • a hybrid of two roses

2 : something that is formed by combining two or more things

  • The band plays a hybrid of jazz and rock.

hybrid adjective, always used before a noun

  • a hybrid rose/tree

  • The car is a hybrid vehicle that uses both electricity and gasoline.

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