breed

All Noun Verb
29,719 examples (0.10 sec)
  • Info A breed is a specific group of domestic animals having homogeneous appearance (phenotype), homogeneous behavior, and/or other characteristics that distinguish it from other organisms of the same species and that were arrived at through selective breeding. more...
  • They are one of the top ten most popular horse breeds in the world.
  • There are five different groups with each group having several different breeds.
  • When they are old enough to breed, they often return to the area where they were born.
  • A female will breed twice during the summer season and raise between two to six young.
  • They were first bred for color in China over a thousand years ago.
  • The rate of recognition of new breeds has been particularly high in some developed countries.
  • He even forced tall women to marry tall soldiers so they could breed more tall boys.
  • Some of the local farmers breed horses, and horse shows are held every second year.
  • Though these dogs are black, they can produce a grey dog when bred.
  • There was also a great loss of farm animals bred for food.
  • However, it is important not to over exercise this breed, particularly when young.
  • The reason for the is from having parents of the same breed.
  • His large brown hand fell heavily on the half-breed's shoulder. Cited from With Edged Tools, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • It is one of the few ancient dog breeds still in existence in the world today.
  • However, it is his breed line for which he is most remembered.
  • Not a ray of sense was yet in the half-breed's eyes. Cited from Camp and Trail, by Isabel Hornibrook
  • However, some behavior may need to be learned before the birds can breed successfully.
  • There are many other breeds, one of the more common being German.
  • Some of the horses escaped and began to breed and increase their numbers in the wild.
  • Males are not able to breed until the age of five or six.
  • Next »

Meaning of breed

  • noun A special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    he experimented on a particular breed of white rats, he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun A special type
    Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs
  • verb Copulate with a female, used especially of horses
    The horse covers the mare
  • verb Cause to procreate (animals)
    She breeds dogs
  • verb Have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
    pandas rarely breed in captivity, These bacteria reproduce