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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
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