What is another word for breeds?

Pronunciation: [bɹˈiːdz] (IPA)

Breeds are different types of animals or plants that share certain characteristics and are recognized as a distinct group. Synonyms for breeds include species, varieties, strains, lineages, bloodlines, pedigrees, and types. The terms "breed" and "species" are often used interchangeably, but species typically refers to a larger group of organisms with similar characteristics. Varieties and strains both imply a subcategory of a larger group, with variations in traits or genetics. Lineages and bloodlines both suggest the passing down of traits through generations. Pedigrees typically refer to animals with documented ancestry. Types can refer to any distinct group, regardless of whether they are naturally occurring or have been selectively bred.

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Usage examples for Breeds

"You won't find it in these natives nor even in the half breeds, sir," the captain returned.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh
Round the haystacks and about the barn a score of the buff and buttermilk-coloured progeny of Mother Bunch, a few speckled chickens, black and white pullets, and miscellaneous breeds of red-feathered, and long-legged, yellow fowls, scratched and pecked industriously.
"The Pioneers"
Katharine Susannah Prichard
Popularity breeds as much contempt as familiarity.
"Psycho-Phone Messages"
Francis Grierson

Famous quotes with Breeds

  • What I did in my youth is hundreds of times easier today. Technology breeds crime.
    Frank Abagnale
  • Chaos often breeds life when order breeds habit.
    Henry Adams
  • Familiarity breeds contempt.
  • I don't think violence on film breeds violence in life. Violence in life breeds violence in films.
    Robert Aldrich
  • In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
    William Bernbach

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