Definitions for breeding

Definitions for (noun) breeding

Main entry: facts of life, procreation, reproduction, breeding

Definition: the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

Main entry: breeding

Definition: the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

Main entry: nurture, breeding, bringing up, raising, rearing, fosterage, fostering, upbringing

Definition: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

Usage: they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

Main entry: genteelness, gentility, breeding

Definition: elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

Main entry: education, training, breeding

Definition: the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

Usage: a woman of breeding and refinement

Definitions for (adj) breeding

Main entry: breeding

Definition: producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

Usage: the breeding population; retained a few bulls for breeding purposes

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