from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Selective inbreeding to perpetuate certain desired qualities or characteristics in a strain of livestock.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Breeding by a certain family line of descent, especially in the selection of the dam or mother.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. breeding by a certain family line of descent, especially in the selection of the dam or mother.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Another name for in-and-in breeding.
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