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half blood

also half-blood (hăf′blŭd′, häf′-)
a. The relationship existing between persons having only one parent in common.
b. A person existing in such a relationship.
2. Often Offensive A person of mixed racial descent, especially a person of Native American and white parentage.
3. A half-blooded domestic animal.

half′-blood′ adj.

half′ blood`

the relation between persons having only one common parent.


1. a person who has only one parent in common with another person, as a half sister or half brother.
half′-blood`ed, adj.

half blood

- Relationship through only one parent.
See also related terms for parent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.half blood - one of siblings who have only one parent in common
sib, sibling - a person's brother or sister