Translation of "pedigree" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

pedigree

noun uk us /ˈped.ɪ.ɡriː/

[ C ] a list of the parents and other relations of an animal

(动物的)纯种系谱
The breeder showed us the dog's pedigree. 饲养员给我们看了这条狗的纯种系谱。
He breeds pedigree poodles/cattle (= ones whose parents and other relations are all of the same breed). 他饲养纯种狮子狗/牛。

[ C or U ] a person's family history, education and experience, or the history of an idea or activity

(人的)家谱,门第,世系;(某一想法或活动的)起源,由来
His voice and manner suggested an aristocratic pedigree. 他的发音和举止表明他出身贵族。
Isolationism has a long and respectable pedigree in American history. 孤立主义在美国历史上由来已久并受到推崇。

(Translation of “pedigree” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)