pur sang

adjective
\ (ˈ)pu̇(ə)r¦säⁿ\

Definition of pur sang

: being such beyond a doubt or to the utmost degree : pure-blooded used postpositively the contemplative poet pur sang— Louise Bogandenounce him as a fascist pur sang— Thomas Mann

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History and Etymology for pur sang

French pur-sang thoroughbred animal, from pur pure + sang blood, from Latin sanguis

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