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adjective as in pedigreed

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Stereotypes about purebreds could affect how those dogs are treated — and thus behave.

To test this, her team looked at the methylomes from 104 purebred Labrador retrievers.

This means that you need more than 100 purebred individuals in the founding generation.

Are the Brogpas of Kashmir in India really the last bastion of purebred Aryans?

She says the Humane Society would like to enforce spay and neuter laws to the point where there would be no purebred dogs left.

Buying a purebred puppy is the type of discretionary spending that has probably fallen off in recent months and could use a boost.

He bought purebred cows from the B-line folks, and sold them the big, weaned calves.

Purebred livestock is raised on many of the farms in this vicinity.

They were bigger than the purebred Kent lambs, and seemed hardy enough.

I might stand one or the other purebred, but the cross seems to bring out the worst strain in both.

"Thoroughbred for a horse, and purebred for a cow," Rose repeated willingly.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purebred, such as: thoroughbred, full-blooded, pure-blooded, registered, and unmixed.

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