variants or less commonly demisangue
plural -s
: the offspring of parents of different races
: a cross between a Thoroughbred stallion and a native English or French mare, especially one of the heavier French mares : grade sense 5

Word History


Anglo-French demy sangue, from demy half (from Middle French demi) + sangue blood, from Old French, from Latin sanguen, variant of sanguin-, sanguis

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“Demisang.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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