Pureblood



[pyoo r-bluhd] /ˈpyʊərˌblʌd/

noun
1.
an individual, especially an animal, whose ancestry consists of a single strain or type unmixed with any other.
adjective, Also, pureblooded, pure-blooded
2.
of or relating to a pureblood.
3.
(def 1).
adj.

1851, from pure blood (n.), attested from 1751 in reference to breeding, from pure (adj.) + blood (n.). As a noun meaning “a pure-blood animal” from 1882.

pureblood (pyur’blŭd’) or pure·blood·ed (-blŭd’ĭd)
adj.
Of unmixed ancestry; purebred.

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