Translation of "breeding" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈbriː.dɪŋ/ us

the keeping of animals or plants in order to breed from them

The family’s business was horse-breeding.
We used to keep pigs for breeding purposes.

the process in which animals have sex and produce young animals

The penguins’ breeding season has begun.

also good breeding old-fashioned polite and socially correct behaviour that someone has because they were taught it as a child

buena educación

(Translation of “breeding” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)