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hibrĭda or hybrĭda (ibr- ), ae, comm. most prob. kindred with ὑβρίζω, ὕβρις, qs. unbridled, lawless, unnatural; hence, of animals produced from two different species,
I.a mongrel, hybrid.
II. Transf., of persons, one born of a Roman father and a foreign mother, or of a freeman and a slave: “ibique postea ex hybridis, libertinis servisque conscripserat, Auct. B. Afr. 19, 4: hybrida quo pacto sit Persius ultus,Hor. S. 1, 7, 2; Suet. Aug. 19; Mart. 6, 39, 20; 8, 22: “Q. Varius propter obscurum jus civitatis Hibrida cognominatus,Val. Max. 8, 6, 4.
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