linebreeding

noun
line·​breed·​ing | \ ˈlīn-ˌbrē-diŋ How to pronounce linebreeding (audio) \

Definition of linebreeding

: the interbreeding of individuals within a particular line of descent usually to perpetuate desirable characters

Other Words from linebreeding

linebred \ ˈlīn-​ˌbred How to pronounce linebred (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of linebreeding

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

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linebreeding

noun
line·​breed·​ing | \ -iŋ How to pronounce linebreeding (audio) \

Medical Definition of linebreeding

: the interbreeding of individuals within a particular line of descent usually to perpetuate desirable characters — compare inbreeding, outbreeding

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