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.

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in·bred 'in-'bred adj subjected to or produced by inbreeding

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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 — 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

  • inbred — in|bred [ ın,bred ] adjective 1. ) existing or developing as a result of inbreeding: inbred aristocrats 2. ) existing from birth or as a result of manners that someone has learned from an early age: inbred courtesy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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