Meaning of purebred

pure•bred

Pronunciation: (adj.pyoor'bred'n.pyoor'bred&sec), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to an animal, all of whose ancestors derive over many generations from a recognized breed.
—n.
  1. a purebred animal, esp. one of registered pedigree.
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