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    breed - Dictionary definition and meaning for word breed

    Definition
    (noun) a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    Synonyms : stock , strain
    Example Sentence
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
    Definition
    (noun) a special type
    Example Sentence
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs
    Definition
    (verb) call forth
    Synonyms : engender , spawn
    Definition
    (verb) copulate with a female, used especially of horses
    Synonyms : cover
    Example Sentence
    • The horse covers the mare
    Definition
    (verb) cause to procreate (animals)
    Example Sentence
    • She breeds dogs
    Definition
    (verb) have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
    Synonyms : multiply
    Example Sentence
    • pandas rarely breed in captivity
    • These bacteria reproduce
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for breed

poltry feed produces new chickens

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