Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cloves.
  • adjective Well-born; of high birth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or relating to eugenics
  • adjective relating or adapting to production of good offspring

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

  • adjective pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced

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Examples

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  • For however famous a man may become in other respects, he cannot, I think, be justly termed eugenic if deficient in the qualities I have just named.

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