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PUREBRED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does purebred mean? 

PUREBRED (noun)
  The noun PUREBRED has 1 sense:

1. a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses

  Familiarity information: PUREBRED used as a noun is very rare.


PUREBRED (adjective)
  The adjective PUREBRED has 1 sense:

1. bred for many generation from member of a recognized breed or strain

  Familiarity information: PUREBRED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUREBRED (noun)


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Meaning:

A pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

pureblood; purebred; thoroughbred

Hypernyms ("purebred" is a kind of...):

animal; animate being; beast; brute; creature; fauna (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)


PUREBRED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Bred for many generation from member of a recognized breed or strain

Similar:

blooded; full-blood; full-blooded (of unmixed ancestry)

pedigree; pedigreed; pureblood; pureblooded; thoroughbred (having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal)

Attribute:

ancestry; derivation; filiation; lineage (inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline)

Antonym:

crossbred (bred from a mixture of breeds or strains)


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