half-blood

adjective
\ ˈhaf-ˈbləd How to pronounce half-blood (audio) , ˈhäf-\
variants: or half-blooded \ ˈhaf-​ˈblə-​dəd How to pronounce half-blooded (audio) , ˈhäf-​ \

Definition of half-blood

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having half blood or being a half blood

half blood

noun

Definition of half blood (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : the relation between persons having only one parent in common
b : a person so related to another
2 often offensive : half-breed

First Known Use of half-blood

Adjective

1605, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1553, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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half-blood

adjective
\ ˈhaf-ˈbləd, ˈhȧf- How to pronounce half-blood (audio) \
variants: or half-blooded \ -​bləd-​əd How to pronounce half-blooded (audio) \

Medical Definition of half-blood

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having half blood or being a half blood

half blood

noun

Medical Definition of half blood (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the relation between persons having only one parent in common
2 : a person so related to another

half blood

noun

Legal Definition of half blood

: the relation between persons having only one parent in common also : a person so related to another

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