/pyoor"blud'/, n.
1. an individual, esp. an animal, whose ancestry consists of a single strain or type unmixed with any other.
adj. Also, pureblooded, pure-blooded.
2. of or pertaining to a pureblood.
3. purebred (def. 1).
[1770-80; PURE + BLOOD]

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