half-breed definition

  • noun:
    • Offensive someone of combined racial lineage, specially an individual of Native American and white parentage.
    • an individual of combined racial parentage or ancestry, particularly one of combined white and American Indian parentage.
    • someone who is half-blooded; the offspring of moms and dads of different events, especially of this United states Indian in addition to white race.
    • person who is half-blooded; one descended from moms and dads or forefathers various races: especially put on persons descended from particular events of different actual qualities, as offspring of American Indians and whites.
    • In United States politics, a member of a faction in the Republican party in the State of New York, in 1881 and the years immediately following, which opposed the portion of the party in that State which had control of the party organization: so called in derision, as being but half Republican, by the members of the opposite faction or “stalwarts.”
    • an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)
  • adjective:
    • Half-blooded; hybrid. Used of animals.
    • having one purebred mother or father; hybrid
    • Half-blooded.
    • (of creatures) having only 1 purebred mother or father
  • others:
    • Half-blood.

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