breeding

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cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form amphibian
breeding and caring for farm animals animal husbandry
social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers ant , emmet , pismire
(especially of domestic fowl) breeding to reveal differential sex characteristics at hatching autosexing
state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses Bluegrass State , Kentucky , KY
bitch used for breeding brood bitch
female horse used for breeding broodmare , stud mare
breeding cattle cattle breeding
organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species cross , crossbreed , hybrid
(of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity diestrum , diestrus
breeding dogs dog breeding
any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season egret
study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating) eugenics
human race improvement through selective breeding eugenics
racial improvement by selective breeding, study of eugenics
breeding, study of improvement of human race by selective eugenics
study of racial improvement by selective breeding eugenics
people of good family and breeding and high social status gentlefolk
Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884) Gregor Mendel , Johann Mendel , Mendel
cow, young and not yet breeding heifer
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