purebred

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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.
At Leicester, it will be no surprise if the best horses turn out to be running in the British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes - and Mark Johnston's wellbred debutant Magic Act could be the pick of the crop.
O'Brien, who won the Dee Stakes with Circus Maximus at Chester yesterday, said: "Sir Dragonet is an unbelievably wellbred horse - his granddam is Urban Sea.
The daughter of Lawman is a typically wellbred product of Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms operation, with her dam - Panzanella - a halfsister to the mighty Kingman.
Andrew Balding's Firelight made a pleasing debut at Sandown and this wellbred filly can take a big step forward in the 32Red/British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes at Kempton.
Small but wellbred lambs generally PS45-PS55, very small or backward lambs between PS15-PS30.
Graffiti Master is a similarly wellbred individual in the second division, again a son of Dubawi but also a half-brother to Mount Nelson.
The wellbred son of Frankel has already been well-backed for the opening classic of the 2017 season; 16/1 from 25s with BetVictor.
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.
Lucy Wadham has her team in good shape and wellbred LANCEUR (1.05) can open his account at Fakenham after a promising debut at Newbury.
The Spartan king Kleomenes II overhears a fable of Lycurgus taking two wellbred Lakonian puppies and raising one to be a fine hunter, the other a lazy housedog (moral: 'Blood alone is not enough' [2.13]).