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Breeding

Breed´ing
n.1.The act or process of generating or bearing.
2.The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding.
3.Nurture; education; formation of manners.
She had her breeding at my father's charge.
- Shak.
4.Deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremonies, or polite observances of society.
5.Descent; pedigree; extraction.
Honest gentlemen, I know not your breeding.
- Shak.
Close breeding
breeding from a male and female from the same parentage.
Cross breeding
breeding from a male and female of different lineage.
Good breeding
politeness; genteel deportment.
Noun1.breeding - elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
2.breeding - the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"
Synonyms: training, education
3.breeding - raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
4.breeding - the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
5.Breedingbreeding - the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
Adj.1.breeding - producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring; "the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"
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