or pure-blood adjective Date: 1821 full-blooded 1 • pureblood noun

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

  • pure-blooded livestock — See purebred livestock …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pure|blood — «PYUR BLUHD», adjective. = pure blooded. (Cf. ↑pure blooded) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — adj 1. unmixed, unalloyed, unmingled, unadulterated, uncontaminated; genuine, real, natural, unartificial; unspecious, authentic, sterling, simon pure, unsynthetic; fourteen carat, flawless, faultless, perfect; unvarnished, uncolored, undisguised …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pure — adj. 1 unmixed, unadulterated (pure white; pure alcohol). 2 of unmixed origin or descent (pure blooded). 3 chaste. 4 morally or sexually undefiled; not corrupt. 5 guiltless. 6 sincere. 7 mere, simple, nothing but, sheer (it was pure malice). 8… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pure —   Ma ema e.   Also: hemolele, huali, ano lani, a ia i, pōlani.    ♦ Pure blooded, piha.    ♦ Pure Hawaiian, Hawai i piha …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • pure-blood — adjective see pure blooded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Blooded — Blood ed, a. Having pure blood, or a large admixture or pure blood; of approved breed; of the best stock. [1913 Webster] Note: Used also in composition in phrases indicating a particular condition or quality of blood; as, cold blooded; warm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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