HyperDic: purebred

English > 2 senses of the word purebred:
ADJECTIVEallpurebredbred for many generations from member of a recognized / recognized breed or strain
NOUNanimalpurebred, thoroughbred, pureblooda pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage
purebred > pronunciation
Soundspyuh'rbreh'd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > purebred: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBred for many generations from member of a recognized / recognized breed or strain.
Attribute ofancestry, lineage, derivation, filiationinherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
Narrowerfull-blooded, full-blood, bloodedOf unmixed ancestry
pedigree, pedigreed, pureblood, pureblooded, thoroughbredHaving a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal
OppositecrossbredBred from parents of different varieties or species
Spanishpurasangre
Nounspurebreda pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage
English > purebred: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses.
Synonymsthoroughbred, pureblood
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishpura sangre, purasangre
Catalanpura sang
Adjectivespurebredbred for many generations from member of a recognized / recognized breed or strain

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