- Denoting populations (groups, genetic lines, etc.) descended over several generations almost exclusively from a small set of ancestors, and hence having a high rate of consanguinity, often occult.
* * *in·bred 'in-'bred adj subjected to or produced by inbreeding
* * *in·bred (inґbred) produced by inbreeding.
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Inbred — In bred , a. Bred within; innate; as, inbred worth. Inbred sentiments. Burke. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
inbred — /ˈɪnbrɛd/ (say inbred) adjective 1. bred within; innate; native. 2. resulting from or involved in inbreeding … Australian English dictionary
inbred — inbred. См. инбредный. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
inbred — I adjective absorbed, acquired, born, congenital, connate, deep rooted, engrafted, genetic, hereditary, implicit, inborn, inculcated, indigenous, ingenerate, ingrained, inherent, inherited, innate, instilled, integral, intrinsic, native, natural… … Law dictionary
inbred — (adj.) 1590s, native, also inherent by nature, from IN (Cf. in) + BRED (Cf. bred). The genetic sense is from 1892 (Cf. INBREEDING (Cf. inbreeding)) … Etymology dictionary
inbred — *innate, inborn, congenital, hereditary, inherited Analogous words: ingrained, inherent, constitutional, intrinsic: deep rooted, deep seated, inveterate, confirmed, chronic Contrasted words: infused, imbued, inoculated (see INFUSE) … New Dictionary of Synonyms
inbred — ► ADJECTIVE 1) produced by inbreeding. 2) existing from birth; congenital … English terms dictionary
inbred — [in′bred΄] adj. [pp. of INBREED] 1. innate or deeply instilled 2. bred from closely related parents; resulting from inbreeding SYN. INNATE … English World dictionary
inbred — [[t]ɪ̱nbre̱d[/t]] 1) ADJ Inbred means the same as inborn. She had that inbred politeness, it was a part of her. ...behaviour patterns that are inbred. Syn: innate, inborn 2) ADJ: usu v link ADJ People who are inbred have ancestors who are all… … English dictionary
inbred — adjective Date: circa 1592 1. rooted and ingrained in one s nature as deeply as if implanted by heredity < an inbred love of freedom > 2. [from past participle of inbreed] subjected to or produced by inbreeding Synonyms: see innate • inbred noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
inbred — 1. adjective a) bred within; innate; as, inbred worth. b) (often pejorative) having an ancestry characterized by inbreeding 2. noun An inbred individual … Wiktionary