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linebreeding

[lahyn-bree-ding] /ˈlaɪnˌbri dɪŋ/
noun, Genetics.
1.
a form of inbreeding directed toward keeping the offspring closely related to a superior ancestor.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; line1 + breeding
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  • Take linebreeding, which involves mating closely related dogs with a desired trait-perfectly droopy ears, for example.

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