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inbred

[ in-bred ]
/ ˈɪnˈbrɛd /
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adjective
naturally inherent; innate: native: her inbred grace.
resulting from or involved in inbreeding.
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Origin of inbred

First recorded in 1585–95; past participle of inbreed
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British Dictionary definitions for inbred

inbred
/ (ˈɪnˈbrɛd) /

adjective
produced as a result of inbreeding
deeply ingrained; innateinbred good manners
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