breed

  1. a special lineage
  2. a special kind of domesticated animals within a species
  3. half-caste offspring of parents of different races (especially of white and Indian parents)
  4. a lineage or race of people

Breed

A breed is a specific group of domestic animals or plants having homogeneous appearance (phenotype), homogeneous behavior, and/or other characteristics that distinguish it from other organisms of the same species and that were arrived at through selective breeding. Despite the centrality of the idea of `breeds` to animal husbandry, no scientific.....
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Breed

Animals with a common origin and selection history. Animals within a breed have physical characteristics that distinguish them from other breeds or groups of animals within that same species.Animals with a common origin and selection history. Animals within a breed have physical characteristics that distinguish them from other breeds or groups of ...
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breed

[n] - a special lineage 2. [n] - a special kind of domesticated animals within a species 3. [n] - a lineage or race of people 4. [v] - copulate with a female, used esp. of horses 5. [v] - of plants or animals 6. [v] - have young
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Breed

• (v. i.) To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, as young before birth. • (v. i.) To raise a breed; to get progeny. • (v. i.) To have birth; to be produced or multiplied. • (v. t.) To take care of in infancy, and through the age of youth; to bring up; to nurse and foster. • (n.) A race or variety of...
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breed

strain noun a lineage or race of people
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Breed

Breed intransitive verb 1. To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant. « That they breed abundantly in the earth. Gen. viii. 17. » « The mother had never bred before. Carpenter. » « Ant . Is ...
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Breed

Breed noun 1. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance. « Twice fifteen thousand hearts of England's breed . Shak. » « Greyhounds of the best breed . Carpenter.
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Breed

Breed transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bred ; present participle & verbal noun Breeding .] [ Middle English breden , Anglo-Saxon brēdan to nourish, cherish, keep warm, from brōd brood; akin...
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breed

1. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics by inheritance. 'Twice fifteen thousand hearts of England's breed.' (Shak) 'Greyhounds of the best breed.' (Carpenter) ... 2. Class; sort; kind; of men, things, or qualities. 'Are these the breed of wits so wondered at?' (Shak) 'This...
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Breed

A distinct genetic entity. Recognized members of a breed are entered in an official stud book.
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Breed

A domestic race of dogs (selected and maintained by man) with a common gene pool and characterized appearance and function.
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Breed

A domestic race of dogs (selected and maintained by man) with a common gene pool and characterized appearance and function.
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Breed

A genetically pure line having similar conformation and able to produce offspring with the same characteristics.
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Breed

A group of animals or plants related by descent from common ancestors and visibly similar in most characteristics. Taxonomically, a species can have numerous breeds.
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BREED

A group of animals with similar characteristics (color, markings, size, etc.) that distinguishes it from other animals. The characteristics are passed from the parents to the offspring.
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Breed

a group of chickens having a distinctive body shape and the same general features; aslo a term used when group male and female birds for mating
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BREED

A group of sheep with similar characteristics (color markings, size, quality of fleece.etc.) that are passed on to their offspring.
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Breed

A person of Indian and White blood. A half-breed.
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Breed

Cats sharing common ancestors and similar physical characteristics.
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Breed

Cattle of common origin and having characteristics that distinguish them from other groups within the same species.
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breed

Recognizable group of domestic animals, within a species, with distinctive characteristics that have been produced by artificial selection. For example, the St Bernard is a breed of dog, the Merino a breed of sheep
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Breed

Similar to good bloodlines and handling, as in racehorses; the result of soil, grapes and vinification techniques that combine to produce depth and distinctive character in a wine.
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Breed

The depth and distinctive character of a wine, resulting from the gestalt of soil, grapes and wine-making techniques used in its production.
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Breed

To form fissile nuclei, usually as a result of neutron capture, possibly followed by radioactive decay
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