Definition of cenospecies in US English:

cenospecies

noun

  • A group of species whose members produce partially fertile hybrids when crossbred.

    • ‘The ecospecies manifests genetic barriers to the free interchange of genes with other ecospecies of the same cenospecies.’
    • ‘After four years of efforts, we have accumulatively produced 90,000mu seeds, and about 35 million kg corn cenospecies, with annual supply volume accounting for 1/4 that of the whole province.’

Pronunciation

cenospecies

/-ˌspēSHēz/