pureblood


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pure·blood

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

pure′blood′ n.

pureblood

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

pure•blood

(ˈpyʊərˌblʌd)

n.
1. an individual whose ancestry consists of a single strain or type unmixed with any other.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to a pureblood.
Also, pure′-blood`ed.
[1770–80]
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

pureblood

adjective
Translations

pureblood

, purebred
adjreinrassig
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This normativization of the vampire was attended by narratives of race and class, whether as the total war between pureblood and merely "turned" vampires (in Blade) or the same conflict via the detour of the werewolf, now the vampire's excluded double.