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English adjective: half-breed

1. half-breed (of animals) having only one purebred parent

Synonymshalf-blooded, half-bred


Domain categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna


English noun: half-breed

1. half-breed (person) an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)

Broader (hypernym)half-caste

Domain usagedepreciation, derogation, disparagement

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