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English definition of “pedigree”

pedigree

noun [C]    /ˈped·ɪˌɡri/
the parents and other family members of a particular animal , or a record of them: a dog’s pedigree The pedigree of a person , idea , or activity is its history : Populism and conservatism have strong Southern pedigrees.
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