Definition of BREED

noun : BREED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a special type; "Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs" ;

verb : BREED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare" ;

  • 3. (

    ) cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs" ;

  • 4. (

    ) have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms); "pandas rarely breed in captivity" ;


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