half-bred

adjective
\ ˈhaf-ˌbred , ˈhäf-\

Definition of half-bred

: having one purebred parent

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half-bred noun

First Known Use of half-bred

1701, in the meaning defined above

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half-bred

adjective
\ -ˌbred \

Medical Definition of half-bred

: having one purebred parent

Other Words from half-bred

half-bred noun

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