Definition of diallel in English:

diallel

(also diallele)

adjective

  • Biology. Of or relating to a scheme (often used in plant and animal breeding) in which all possible crosses are made for a set of varieties, breeds, lines, etc.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Hellenistic Greek διάλληλος through one another.

Pronunciation

diallel

/ˈdʌɪəlɛl/