The Latin term hybrĭda He arrived in Spanish as hybrid , a adjective that can be used in various contexts. In the broadest sense, it is qualified as hybrid to what it presents characteristics or elements of different nature .
A hybrid organism It is a specimen whose parents belong to different species . It can be a vegetable or an animal.
A Wolf dog , for example, is a hybrid that is born when a dog (member of the species Canis lupus familiaris ) mates with a grey Wolf (other subspecies of Canis lupus ). The division between dogs and wolves took place about 14,000 years ago, and since then they crossed again only occasionally.
A bind , on the other hand, is a animal that is born when a lion crosses a tigress. This hybrid resembles a large lion with tiger stripes; in the case of males, the ligres have mane, like the lions.
In the field of plants , is called swede or nabicol to an edible species arising from the crossing of turnip (Brassica rapa ) and the cabbage (Brassica oleracea ). His scientific name is Brassica x Napobrassica .
A hybrid vehicle Finally, he is the one who can mobilize with electricity or with gas . This means that its propulsion combines a combustion engine and an electric motor. He Toyota Prius It is one of the most popular hybrid cars. It began to be marketed in 1997 in Japan and then he came to many other countries. He model It is already in its fourth generation.