half-bred

adjective
\ ˈhaf-ˌbred How to pronounce half-bred (audio) , ˈhäf- \

Definition of half-bred

: having one purebred parent half-bred mares and stallions

Other Words from half-bred

half-bred noun, plural half-breds

First Known Use of half-bred

1668, in the meaning defined above

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18 May 2021

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“Half-bred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-bred. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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