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[stuhd-boo k] /ˈstʌdˌbʊk/
a genealogical register of a stud or studs; a book giving the pedigree of animals, especially horses.
1795-1805; stud2 + book
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Examples for studbook
  • Copies of the majority of the articles are available from the studbook keeper.
  • At present, no studbook for the captive population has been developed.
  • The remount program focused its activities on acquiring sound, studbook-registered stallions and breeding them to select mares.
British Dictionary definitions for studbook


a written record of the pedigree of a purebred stock, esp of racehorses
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Encyclopedia Article for studbook

official record of the pedigree of purebred animals, particularly horses and dogs, usually published by a national breed association or similar regulating organization

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