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 (pyo͝or′blŭd′) also pure·blood·ed (-blŭd′ĭd)
Of unmixed ancestry; purebred.

pure′blood′ n.


a purebred animal or person
(Anthropology & Ethnology) having an unmixed origin



1. an individual whose ancestry consists of a single strain or type unmixed with any other.
2. of or pertaining to a pureblood.
Also, pure′-blood`ed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pureblood - a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineagepureblood - 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.pureblood - having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal
purebred - bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain




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Held on Saturday, 17 March from 11am onwards, the auction will have over 100 pureblood Arabian horse breeds on sale.
Most prominent is the long-standing case of Robert Levinson, a pureblood American who arrived in Iran only days before his arrest in March 2007.
Solid purist wizards (mostly from Slytherin) tell Squibs, Mudbloods and those who try to protect them to stop using Hogwart's facilities and the Ministry of Magic's infrastructures that their pureblood forefathers have designed and built (some infrastructures are deemed cursed, and others rest on the graves of slaves).
The construct of the "Korean race" and the ideology of pureblood Korean (sunhyeoljuui) are inextricably connected with the two systems of racism and colorism.
He developed a pureblood Red Angus herd, sold bulls to cattlemen from New York to North Carolina.
Held from 2pm on Friday, 18 March, the auction will have over 100 pureblood Arabian horse breeds on sale.
Hermione, by contrast, is romantically linked with an elite Quidditch player, a member of one of the oldest Pureblood families, and (erroneously) with Harry Potter himself.
Rowling, the series' creator, revealed that she shouldn't have paired Muggle-born witch Hermione Granger with pureblood wizard Ron Weasely.
Sonmi-451: No matter if we're born in a tank or a womb, we are all Pureblood.