Definition of purebred
: bred from members of a recognized breed, strain, or kind without admixture of other blood over many generations
purebredplay \-ˌbred\ noun
Examples of purebred in a Sentence
that horse is a purebred Arabian
Recent Examples of purebred from the Web
A gaggle of purebred retrievers and standard poodles, leashed to a dog-walker, trotted across the street.
An alliance between professional football and purebred...
A former purebred Boston terrier, Her family's wond'ring where to bury her.
Generally speaking, ISP owners fall into three broad categories: the purebred geeks, the MBAs with few technical skills, and the rare hybrids like Mahoney.
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First Known Use of purebred
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Definition of purebred for English Language Learners
of animals : having parents that are of the same breed
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Definition of purebred for Students
: bred from ancestors of a single breed for many generations purebred horses
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