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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

half′ blood`(n.)

  1. the relation between persons having only one common parent.

    Category: Anthropology

Origin of half blood:

1545–55

half′-blood`(n.)

  1. a person who has only one parent in common with another person, as a half sister or half brother.

    Category: Anthropology

  2. Category: Physical Anthropology

    Ref: half-breed.

Origin of half-blood:

1400–50

half′-blood`ed(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. half blood(noun)

    one of siblings who have only one parent in common

Wiktionary

  1. half blood(Noun)

    A person shares one parent with another; a half-sibling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Half blood

    the relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of both; as, a brother or sister of the half blood. See Blood, n., 2 and 4

  2. Half blood(noun)

    a person so related to another

  3. Half blood(noun)

    a person whose father and mother are of different races; a half-breed

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