pure-blood
adjective see pure-blooded

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  • pure-blood|ed — «PYUR BLUHD ihd», adjective. 1. descended through a long line of unmixed ethnic or racial stock: »In Central America, Guamala is 50 per cent pure blooded Indian, the remainder Spanish or mestizo (Newsweek). 2. = purebred. (Cf. ↑purebred) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pure-bred — adj pedigree, pedigreed, pure blood, pure blooded, thoroughbred, full blooded, blooded ≠ cross bred, hybrid, mixed, mongrel * * * ▶ adjective PEDIGREE, thoroughbred, full bred, blooded, pedigreed, pure. Opposites hybrid. * * * pureˈ blood, pure… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pure-blooded — adjective see pureblood I * * * pureˈ blood, pure bloodˈed or pureˈ bred adjective Of unmixed race • • • Main Entry: ↑pure …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pure — adjective (purer; purest) Etymology: Middle English pur, from Anglo French, from Latin purus; akin to Old High German fowen to sift, Sanskrit punāti he cleanses, Middle Irish úr fresh, new Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) unmixed with any other… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Blood and Soil — (Blut Und Boden)    Nazi racial ideology held that the German community derived its strength from the purity of blood and its roots in the soil. This definition precluded Jews from ever becoming Germans because they lacked pure blood and roots in …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

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