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purebred

adjective uk   /ˈpjʊə.bred/  us   /ˈpjʊr-/
(of an animal or type of animal) with parents that are both of the same breed: purebred cattle a purebred stallion
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in Chinese (Traditional) (動物)純種的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物)纯种的…
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