full-blood
I. adjective Date: 1812 full-blooded 1 II. noun Date: 1846 a full-blooded individual

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  • full blood — ☆ full blood n. [from obs. notion that blood is the medium of heredity] 1. the relationship between offspring of the same parents 2. unmixed breed or race …   English World dictionary

  • full blood — full′ blood n. a full blooded individual Compare purebred • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • full-blood — full blood·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • full blood — noun descent from parents both of one pure breed • Hypernyms: ↑origin, ↑descent, ↑extraction * * * noun 1. : descent from parents both of one pure breed called also whole blood; compare blood 2g …   Useful english dictionary

  • full blood — Relations of the full blood, whole blood, or entire blood are those derived not only from the same ancestor, but from the same couple of ancestors …   Black's law dictionary

  • full blood — Relations of the full blood, whole blood, or entire blood are those derived not only from the same ancestor, but from the same couple of ancestors …   Black's law dictionary

  • full-blood — adjective of unmixed ancestry full blooded Native American blooded Jersies • Syn: ↑full blooded, ↑blooded • Similar to: ↑purebred …   Useful english dictionary

  • full blood — 1. a person or animal of unmixed ancestry; one descended of a pure breed. Cf. purebred. 2. relationship through both parents. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • full blood — relationship through having the same two parents; person of pure race or pure breed; purebred animal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • full-blood — /ˈfʊl blʌd/ (say fool blud) adjective 1. (especially of horses) purebred. 2. (of a brother or sister) born of the same parents. 3. (usually derogatory, racist) (of Aborigines, Melanesians, etc.) of unmixed ancestry (opposed to half caste, etc.)… …   Australian English dictionary

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