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pure·bred

 (pyo͝or′brĕd′)
adj.
Of or relating to an animal having both parents of the same breed or variety.
n. (pyo͝or′brĕd′)
A purebred animal.

purebred

adj
(Breeds) denoting a pure strain obtained through many generations of controlled breeding for desirable traits
n
(Breeds) a purebred animal. Compare grade9, crossbred2

pure•bred

(adj. ˈpyʊərˈbrɛd; n. ˈpyʊərˌbrɛd)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to an individual whose ancestors derive over many generations from a recognized breed.
n.
2. a purebred animal, esp. one of registered pedigree.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purebred - a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineagepurebred - a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Adj.1.purebred - bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain
crossbred - bred from parents of different varieties or species

purebred

adjective
Translations

purebred

[ˈpjʊəˈbred]
A. ADJ [horse] → de pura sangre; [dog] → de raza
B. Nanimal m de raza; (= horse) → pura sangre mf, purasangre mf

purebred

pure-bred [ˌpjʊərbrɛd] adjde race

purebred

[ˈpjʊəˌbrɛd] adjdi razza pura
References in classic literature ?
We do not often look upon fine young men, wellbred and agreeable.
Not if you quarrel with him in private, as wellbred couples do.
The ground was too soft for him at Hamilton last time when he could finish only sixth, but Charlie Appleby's wellbred colt had travelled through Group and Listed races with style before that.
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It's job done for her, as she's wellbred and now very valuable, but you could see her winning again somewhere after that.
Rousayan is a very wellbred sort and he could make a winning debut for Weld in the colts maiden.
Although the winner had flown, Witches Brew didn't stop and finished nicely clear of some wellbred fillies.
The wellbred Cue To Cue, out of that smart staying mare Marello, received a significant rise following her Southwell success on her seasonal debut and she went on to chase home Cheltenham contender Peddlers Cross at Musselburgh.
They are similar in size to a wellbred corgi, but whereas the corgi may not be quite so agile, dholes are and have developed the great skill of being able to jump vertically two metres into the air.
Barry Hills' charge is a wellbred individual but he has seen little racing for a three-year-old, this being just his third visit to the track.
Jarvis resisted the temptation to run her off her old mark and while she is now running off 68, this wellbred four-year-old still looks the one to be on in the Cyprium Bar At Marriott Lingfield Fillies' Handicap.