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  • nounkind, class
  • verbgenerate, bring into being
  • verbraise, nurture

synonyms for breed

  • brand
  • strain
  • type
  • variety
  • character
  • extraction
  • family
  • feather
  • genus
  • ilk
  • likes
  • line
  • lineage
  • lot
  • nature
  • number
  • pedigree
  • progeny
  • race
  • sort
  • species
  • stamp
  • stock
  • stripe
See also synonyms for: bred / breeding
  • beget
  • create
  • engender
  • give birth to
  • hatch
  • induce
  • multiply
  • produce
  • propagate
  • reproduce
  • bear
  • cause
  • deliver
  • impregnate
  • make
  • originate
  • procreate
  • bring about
  • bring forth
  • give rise to
  • progenerate
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No, those dogs were trained to do that behavior, wouldn’t naturally have done that behavior, and there was nothing about the breed which is different.
FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR DOG (EP. 436)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 22, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Holstein cattle, which almost always carry horned genes, are highly productive dairy cows, so using conventional breeding to introduce hornless genes from less productive breeds can compromise the Holstein’s productivity.
BIOTECHNOLOGY COULD CHANGE THE CATTLE INDUSTRY. WILL IT SUCCEED?DYLLAN FURNESSAUGUST 16, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Brazil’s herds are dominated by Nelore, a hardy breed that lacks the carcass and meat quality of breeds like Angus but can withstand high heat and humidity.
BIOTECHNOLOGY COULD CHANGE THE CATTLE INDUSTRY. WILL IT SUCCEED?DYLLAN FURNESSAUGUST 16, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Scientists will have to look at the methylomes of different dog breeds to see if they differ.
TO FIGURE OUT YOUR DOG’S ‘REAL’ AGE, YOU’LL NEED A CALCULATORBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This mathematical exercise gives an objective and seemingly precise number for the genetic contribution from each breed.
HOW TO DESIGN (OR AT LEAST MODEL) MIXED DOG BREEDSPRADEEP MUTALIKJULY 31, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
When Mac started Gregory back he told him that we would be along presently, then sat himself down on a rock and watched the breed.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But such a thing as happened this morning must breed doubts and suspicions in a woman who has had the experience I have had.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
None breed, however, in Guernsey itself, or in any of the little rocky islands immediately surrounding it.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
It stays on through the winter, but never remains to breed as it does regularly at Lundy Island.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO BREED

  • ancestor
  • antecedent
  • antecessor
  • blood
  • breed
  • breeding
  • derivation
  • descent
  • extraction
  • forebear
  • forefather
  • foregoer
  • foremother
  • forerunner
  • genealogy
  • heritage
  • house
  • kindred
  • line
  • lineage
  • origin
  • parentage
  • pedigree
  • precursor
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • race
  • source
  • stock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.