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mongrel

1. a plant or animal, esp a dog, of mixed or unknown breeding; a crossbreed or hybrid
2. Derogatory a person of mixed race
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When I was a boy, (I think I can remember) they called it hybrid vigour, the implication being that cross dogs or mongrels were healthier than their pedigree counterparts.
Sonny Fatu, the regional leader of the ethnic Maori-dominated street gang Mongrel Mob, said the group would secure the Jamia Masjid Mosque in Hamilton, a city on North Island.
The 46-year-old star will voice the streetwise mongrel Tramp for 'Lego Ninjago' director Charlie Bean, confirmed The Hollywood Reporter.
Yee was charged with acting cruelly by repeatedly hitting the white-chocolate male mongrel named Furby with a crash helmet, thus hurting and causing suffering to the dog, at the security guardhouse in Jalan BK6 E/4 (1), Taman Melody, Bandar Kinrara, Puchong at 8.49pm on April 2, 2017.
NEW Zealand legend Zinzan Brooke has questioned the inclusion of Taulupe Faletau in the Lions squad saying the Wales No.8 lacks the 'mongrel edge' to worry the All Blacks.
The late William McIlvanney, one of our greatest writers, described Scotland as a "mongrel nation".
Enucleation was performed in 3 dogs (Pug 1, Mongrel 2) with avulsion of extra ocular muscles, avulsion of optic nerve and severe swelling of eyeball with exposure keratopathy.
ALEX Bruce believes it is time for relegationthreatened Hull to show their "mongrel" side.
Nugent in the past has referred to President Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel." Nugent later apologized "for using the street fight terminology of subhuman mongrel." But he maintained that Obama was a "liar" violating the Constitution.
HOUSTON -- The rock guitarist Ted Nugent, responding to cascading criticism that had become an embarrassment for his conservative Republican allies, apologized Friday for calling President Barack Obama a "subhuman mongrel.'' But Democrats expressed frustration that their calls for an apology from the Texas Republican who took Nugent on the campaign trail had been ignored.
ADAM ASHLEY-COOPER has placed Australia on red alert over England's "mongrel" winger Chris Ashton.
Largest of the Maori-dominated gangs are the Mongrel Mob, Black Power, the Nomads, the Tribesmen and the Stormtroopers.