[<< wiktionary] volbloed
== Dutch ==


=== Etymology ===
vol (“full”) +‎ bloed (“blood”)


=== Pronunciation ===


=== Adjective ===
volbloed (invariable)

(of horses and other animals) thoroughbred, purebred
(of humans) racially pure
pedigreed
(figurative) fierce, dedicated to passionate


==== Related terms ====
halfbloed


=== Noun ===
volbloed m (plural volbloeden, diminutive volbloedje n)

Thoroughbred, a horse of prime stock
(by extension) any purebred and/or pedigreed animal or member of a human ethnic group


=== References ===
M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]