- A horse that through generations of unmixed bredding, has and will produce the preferred physical characteristics of the breed.
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purebred — UK [ˈpjʊə(r)ˌbred] / US [ˈpjʊrˌbred] or pure bred UK / US adjective a purebred animal comes from parents of the same breed Derived word: purebred UK / US noun countable Word forms purebred : singular purebred plural purebreds … English dictionary
purebred — [pyoor′bred′] adj. belonging to a recognized breed with characters maintained through generations of unmixed descent n. a purebred plant or animal … English World dictionary
purebred — index genuine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
Purebred — Purebreds, also called purebreeds, are cultivated varieties or cultivars of an animal species, achieved through the process of selective breeding. When the lineage of a purebred animal is recorded, that animal is said to be pedigreed. The term… … Wikipedia
purebred — pure|bred [ˈpjuəbred US ˈpjur ] adj a purebred animal has parents that are both the same breed = ↑pedigree →↑thoroughbred ▪ purebred Irish wolfhounds >purebred n … Dictionary of contemporary English
purebred — adjective coming from only one breed of animal with no mixture of other breeds: purebred Irish wolfhounds compare pedigree 2, thoroughbred (1) purebred noun (C) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
purebred — adjective Date: 1852 bred from members of a recognized breed, strain, or kind without admixture of other blood over many generations • purebred noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
purebred — adj. /pyoor bred /; n. /pyoor bred /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to an animal, all of whose ancestors derive over many generations from a recognized breed. n. 2. a purebred animal, esp. one of registered pedigree. [1865 70; PURE + BRED] * * * … Universalium
purebred — See thoroughbred. See thoroughbred, purebred … Dictionary of problem words and expressions
purebred — pure|bred [ pjuərbred ] adjective a purebred animal comes from parents of the same BREED ╾ pure|bred noun count … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
purebred — pure•bred adj. [[t]ˈpyʊərˈbrɛd[/t]] n. [[t]ˈpyʊərˌbrɛd[/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to an individual whose ancestors derive over many generations from a recognized breed 2) zool. a purebred animal, esp. one of registered pedigree • Etymology:… … From formal English to slang