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purebred

adjective pure·bred \-ˈbred, -ˌbred\

of animals : having parents that are of the same breed

Full Definition of PUREBRED

:  bred from members of a recognized breed, strain, or kind without admixture of other blood over many generations
pure·bred \-ˌbred\ noun

Examples of PUREBRED

  1. <that horse is a purebred Arabian>

First Known Use of PUREBRED

1852

Rhymes with PUREBRED

abed, ahead, airhead, baldhead, beachhead, bedspread, bedstead, beebread, behead, bestead, bighead, biped, blackhead, blockhead, bloodred, bloodshed, bobsled, bonehead, brain-dead, break bread, bridgehead, brown bread, bulkhead, bullhead, catch dead, cathead, childbed, clubhead, coed, cokehead, corn bread, corn-fed, cowshed, crackhead, crispbread, crisphead, crossbred, crosshead, daybed, deadhead, death's-head, deathbed, dispread, dogsled, dopehead, drop-dead, drophead, drumhead, dumbhead, egghead, embed, far-red, farmstead, fathead, flatbed, forehead, foresaid, French bread, fry bread, Gateshead, gearhead, godhead, greenhead, half-bred, hardhead, highbred, hogshead, homebred, homestead, hophead, hotbed, hothead, ill-bred, inbred, instead, jarhead, juicehead, knock dead, lamed, light bread, lowbred, lunkhead, make head, masthead, meathead, moped, naled, outspread, packthread, phys ed, pinhead, pithead, point spread, pothead, premed, printhead, quick bread, railhead, redhead, red lead, re-tread, retread, roadbed, roadstead, Roundhead, saphead, scarehead, screw thread, seabed, seedbed, sheep ked, sheepshead, sheetfed, shewbread, shortbread, sickbed, skinhead, snowshed, softhead, sorehead, spearhead, spoon bread, springhead, steelhead, straightbred, streambed, subhead, sweetbread, swellhead, thickhead, toolshed, towhead, trailhead, Turk's head, unbred, undead, unread, unsaid, unthread, untread, Volstead, warhead, webfed, well-bred, wellhead, well-read, white-bread, whitehead, white lead, widespread, wingspread, woodshed, woolshed
PUREBRED Defined for Kids

purebred

adjective pure·bred \ˈpyr-ˈbred\

Definition of PUREBRED for Kids

:  bred from ancestors of a single breed for many generations <purebred horses>
Medical Dictionary

purebred

adjective pure·bred \-ˈbred\

Medical Definition of PUREBRED

:  bred from members of a recognized breed, strain, or kind without outbreeding over many generations
pure·bred \-ˌbred\ noun

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