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Noun Concept
Categories: Zoological nomenclature, All articles needing additional references, Domesticated animals, Breeding
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breed  strain  stock
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A special variety of domesticated animals within a species WordNet 3.0
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A special variety of domesticated animals within a species WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A breed is a specific group of domestic animals having homogeneous appearance, homogeneous behavior, and/or other characteristics that distinguish it from other organisms of the same species. Wikipedia
A population or type of organisms that is genetically different from others of the same species and possessing a set of defined characteristics. OmegaWiki
A domesticated subspecies or infrasubspecies of an animal. OmegaWiki
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He experimented on a particular breed of white rats WordNet 3.0
He created a new strain of sheep WordNet 3.0