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noun 
  1. All animals or plants of the same species or subspecies eg. a breed of tulip, a breed of animal.
  2. A race or lineage.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: broedsel (of animals), gebroed (of animals)
  • German: Rasse
  • Spanish: raza
verb (breeds, breeding, bred)
  1. To sexually produce offspring.
  2. Of animals, to mate.
  3. To keep animals and have them reproduce in a way that improves the next generation"s qualities.
  4. To arrange the mating of specific animals.
She wanted to her cow to the neighbor's registered bull.
  1. To propagate or grow plants trying to give them certain qualities.
He tries to blue roses.
  1. To make sure that one's young grow up to adulthood.
  2. To yield or result in.
Disaster breeds famine.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: fokken
  • German: erzeugen, hervorrufen, verursachen
  • Spanish: engendrar

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