rare breed


: a relatively rare group
Back then, stay-at-home dads were a rare breed.

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Recent Examples on the Web Jim is a rare breed of coach, building a program that is among the best in college basketball for nearly five decades. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 8 Mar. 2023

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“Rare breed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rare%20breed. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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