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Definition of mongrel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mongrel

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmʌŋɡrəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌŋɡrəl//
 
(especially British English) (also mutt especially in North American English) Domesticated mammals
 
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a dog that is a mixture of different breeds See related entries: Domesticated mammals Word Origin late Middle English: of Germanic origin, apparently from a base meaning ‘mix’, and related to mingle and among.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mongrel