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breed

1. noun BIOL stock of plants or animals2. noun type of person or thing3. verb ZOOL produce young4. verb BIOL cause (animal or plant) to reproduce5. verb SOCIOL raise (person) in particular way6. verb lead to (feeling)7. verb PHYS create (fissile material) by nuclear reaction
phrases
1 noun BIOL stock of plants or animalspór masc1  c m udairy breed pór déiríochtapure breed of cattle íonphór eallaigh 2 noun type of person or thingsliocht masc3  c m udream masc3  c m uanglers are a strange breed dream ar leith iad slatiascairíhe's a strange breed duine ann féin éit's a new breed of submarine cineál nua fomhuireáin é
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3 verb ZOOL produce young INTRANSITIVEsíolraigh verb  c m uthe eagles are breeding here tá na hiolair ag síolrú anseobreeding bird éan goir 4 verb BIOL cause (animal or plant) to reproduce TRANSITIVEpóraigh verb  c m usíolraigh verb  c m uthese cows are bred for milk production póraítear na ba seo chun bainne a tháirgeadh 5 verb SOCIOL raise (person) in particular way TRANSITIVEtóg verb  c m ushe bred fine strong sons thóg sí clann mhac a bhí scafánta láidirthey were bred for slavery don sclábhaíocht a tógadh iad 6 verb lead to (feeling) TRANSITIVEcothaigh verb  c m uthis law bred resentment chothaigh an dlí seo faltanas familiarity breeds contempt proverb is searbh gach gnáth, méadaíonn an taithí an tarcaisne 7 verb PHYS create (fissile material) by nuclear reaction TRANSITIVEpóraigh verb  c m u
phrases

a breed apart

dream ar leithdream iontu féin

to breed like rabbits

pejorative síolrú ar nós na seangánpórú mar a bheadh coiníní ann

what's bred in the bone will come out in the flesh

(also

what's bred in the bone will come out in the blood

) proverb briseann an dúchas trí shúile an chaitis treise dúchas ná oiliúint

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