half-breed

Primary Meanings of half-breed

1.
adj
(of animals) having only one purebred parent
2.
n
an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)
Full Definitions of half-breed
1

adj (of animals) having only one purebred parent

Synonyms:
half-blooded, half-bred
crossbred
bred from parents of different varieties or species
2

n an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)

Type of:
half-caste
an offensive term for the offspring of parents of different races or cultures

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