Definition for inbreeding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), in·bred, in·breed·ing.
verb (used without object), in·bred, in·breed·ing.
Examples from the Web for inbreeding
The family also believed that inbreeding was central to both preserving the family fortune and ensuring “purity of blood.”
Their excuse for the killing the giraffe was that they were worried about inbreeding.
Break out the banjos and inbreeding jokes, folks, the Appalachian lounge suit is back.
As we have never had a case of deafness in our kennels before or since, we attribute this solely to inbreeding.The Boston Terrier and All About It|Edward Axtell
Inbreeding maintains the excellence of a breed at the expense of its vigor.
Inbreeding, caponizing, etc., What to do at different seasons.Apple Growing|M. C. Burritt
It is very probable, but not absolutely certain, that inbreeding is harmful.
The notion of harm in inbreeding has spread all over the earth.