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ˈbri dərbreed·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breeder, stock breedernoun

    a person who breeds animals


  1. breedernoun

    A person who breeds plants or animals professionally.

  2. breedernoun

    A heterosexual; i.e. one whose sexual intercourse can lead to breeding.

    Since the breeders started coming here, you can never tell who likes cock.

  3. breedernoun

    A type of nuclear reactor that creates material suitable for the production of atomic weapons. (See Wikipedia's article on fast breeder reactors.)

  4. breedernoun

    a person who has had or who is capable of having children; a person who is focussed on the rearing of their own children.

  5. breedernoun

    A pattern that exhibits quadratic growth by generating multiple copies of a secondary pattern, each of which then generates multiple copies of a tertiary pattern.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Breedernoun

    Etymology: from breed.

    Time is the nurse and breeder of all good. William Shakespeare.

    Time was, when Italy and Rome have been the best breeders and bringers up of the worthiest men. Roger Ascham, Schoolmaster.

    Get thee to a nunnery; why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners? William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    Here is the babe, as loathsome as a toad,
    Amongst the fairest breeders of our time. William Shakespeare, Tit. Andr.

    Let there be an hundred persons in London, and as many in the country, we say, that if there be sixty of them breeders in London, there are more than sixty in the country. John Graunt.

    Yet if a friend a night or two should need her,
    He’d recommend her as a special breeder. Alexander Pope.

    The breeders of English cattle turned much to dairy, or else kept their cattle to six or seven years old. William Temple.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breedernoun

    one who, or that which, breeds, produces, brings up, etc

  2. Breedernoun

    a cause


  1. Breeder

    A breeder is a person who practices the vocation of mating carefully selected specimens of the same breed to reproduce specific, consistently replicable qualities and characteristics. This might be as a farmer, agriculturalist, or hobbyist, and can be practiced on a large or small scale, for food, fun, or profit.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breeder in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breeder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of breeder in a Sentence

  1. Melody Wilding:

    It's a violent breeder of resentment, the problem usually is that people don't have the mechanism to deal with conflict. So the conflict goes unaddressed and things stall or implode because problems aren't being solved.

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  • Brüter, Züchter, BrutreaktorGerman
  • κτηνοτρόφοςGreek
  • criadorSpanish
  • jalostaja, hyötöreaktori, hetskuFinnish
  • éleveuse, éleveurFrench
  • vaislenieksLatvian
  • pembiak bakaMalay
  • reprodutor, criadorPortuguese
  • стрейт, бри́дер, селекционе́р, гетеросексуа́л, производи́тель, натура́л, реа́ктор-размножи́тельRussian
  • uppfödare, brider, bridreaktorSwedish

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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. ravening
    • C. eloquent
    • D. adscripted

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