Purebred



[adjective pyoo r-bred; noun pyoo r-bred] /adjective ˈpyʊərˈbrɛd; noun ˈpyʊərˌbrɛd/

adjective
1.
of or relating to an animal, all of whose ancestors derive over many generations from a recognized breed.
noun
2.
a purebred animal, especially one of registered pedigree.
adjective (ˈpjʊəˈbrɛd)
1.
denoting a pure strain obtained through many generations of controlled breeding for desirable traits
noun (ˈpjʊəˌbrɛd)
2.
a purebred animal Compare grade (sense 9), crossbred (sense 2)
adj.

1868, from pure + bred.

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