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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 ?
That's right for horses, but try to remember that cows are purebreds.
Women are all alike there--they never seem to realize that a purebred without papers is just a good grade.
Thoroughbred for a horse, and purebred for a cow," Rose repeated willingly.
As if, every mutt is just a mix of different purebreds.
Since the lifespan of tortoises can exceed 100 years, there is a high probability that many purebreds are still alive, note the researchers.
They are unique - The standard for breeding purebreds calls for breeding puppies whose appearance and temperament are of exactly the same quality every time.
A spokesperson said: "At least 10 purebreds have been stolen recently in the Limerick area.
The purebreds supported average daily liveweight gains of 1.
Requirements for show dogs and purebreds include competition in at least one event in the past year, a title from a purebred dog registry or the owner's participation in a purebred breeding club that enforces a code of ethics for breeding.
Under the bill, exemptions will be available for certain duly-licensed breeders of purebreds; owners of certain purebred show and competition dogs and cats; owners of certain purebred and mixed-breed dogs and cats used for law enforcement and rescue; owners of purebred and mixed-breed guide, service, and signal dogs; and owners of purebred and mixed-breed dogs and cats too old, unhealthy, or ill to be safely spayed or neutered.
Mars Veterinary(TM) Expands Line of Dog DNA Tests to Cover Purebreds and Designer Dogs --
They deserve their own show, like the purebreds at Westminster.