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half-blood

half-blood

 
pronunciation:
haef bluhd
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person related to another person through one parent only.
definition 2: among animals, the offspring of one pedigreed parent and one of mixed or unknown ancestry.
definition 3: (offensive) one whose parents are of different racial extraction, esp. Caucasian and Native American.
derivation: half-blooded (adj.)