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breeding British & World English

The mating and production of offspring by animals

breeding English Thesaurus

individuals pair late in the season for breeding the following year

breed British & World English

(Of animals) mate and then produce offspring

line breeding British & World English

The selective breeding of animals for a desired feature by mating them within a closely related line

breeding ground British & World English

An area where birds, fish, or other animals habitually breed

breeding ground English Thesaurus

Arkansas is a breeding ground for progressive politics

inbreed British & World English

Breed from closely related people or animals, especially over many generations

cross-breed British & World English

Produce (an animal or plant) by mating or hybridizing two different species, breeds, or varieties

interbreed British & World English

(With reference to an animal) breed or cause to breed with another of a different race or species