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Meaning of HALF-BREED

Pronunciation:  haf breed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  half-caste offspring of parents of different races (especially of white and Indian parents)
  2. [adj]  (of animals) having only one purebred parent
 

HALF-BREED is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: breed, crossbred, half-blooded, half-bred
 
 See Also: half-caste, metis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Half"-breed`\, a.
    Half-blooded.
    
    
  2. \Half"-breed`\, n.
    A person who is blooded; the offspring of parents of
    different races, especially of the American Indian and the
    white race.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bastard, Cape Colored, cattalo, citrange, cross, crossbred, crossbreed, crossed, Eurasian, griffe, half blood, half-bred, half-caste, high yellow, hinny, hybrid, interbred, ladino, liger, mestee, mestiza, mestizo, metis, metisse, mixblood, mixed-blood, mongrel, mulatto, mule, mustee, octoroon, plumcot, quadroon, quintroon, sambo, tangelo, tigon, zebrass, zebrule
 

 

 

 

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