Etymology
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breeder (n.)

1530s, "one who raises a particular kind of animal" (especially cattle); 1570s, "one who produces or originates," used especially of females, agent noun from breed (v.). Of nuclear reactors, from 1948. As a scornful homosexual term for "heterosexual person," attested from 1986.

updated on August 04, 2017

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Definitions of breeder from WordNet

breeder (n.)
a person who breeds animals;
Synonyms: stock breeder
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