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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to eugenics.
  • adj. Relating or adapted to the production of good or improved offspring.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or relating to eugenics
  • adj. relating or adapting to production of good offspring

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, cloves.
  • adj. Well-born; of high birth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to race-culture.
  • Pertaining to or derived from cloves.
  • n. The science which deals with the means of cultivating and improving the innate good qualities of man. Also eugenics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced

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