Breed vs Jacobin - What's the difference?

breed | jacobin |

As nouns the difference between breed and jacobin

is that breed is all animals or plants of the same species or subspecies while jacobin is jacobin.

As a verb breed

is to produce offspring sexually; to bear young.

As an adjective jacobin is




Alternative forms

* breede (archaic)


  • To produce offspring sexually; to bear young.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= David Van Tassel], [ Lee DeHaan
  • , title= Wild Plants to the Rescue , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.
  • To give birth to; to be the native place of.
  • a pond breeds''' fish; a northern country '''breeds stout men
  • * Shakespeare
  • Yet every mother breeds not sons alike.
  • Of animals, to mate.
  • To keep animals and have them reproduce in a way that improves the next generation’s qualities.
  • To arrange the mating of specific animals.
  • To propagate or grow plants trying to give them certain qualities.
  • To take care of in infancy and through childhood; to bring up.
  • * Dryden
  • to bring thee forth with pain, with care to breed
  • * Everett
  • born and bred on the verge of the wilderness
  • To yield or result in.
  • * Milton
  • Lest the place / And my quaint habits breed astonishment.
  • (obsolete) To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, like young before birth.
  • To educate; to instruct; to form by education; to train; sometimes followed by up .
  • * Bishop Burnet
  • No care was taken to breed him a Protestant.
  • * John Locke
  • His farm may not remove his children too far from him, or the trade he breeds them up in.
  • To produce or obtain by any natural process.
  • * John Locke
  • Children would breed their teeth with less danger.
  • To have birth; to be produced or multiplied.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Heavens rain grace / On that which breeds between them.


    * (take care of in infancy and through childhood) raise, bring up, rear

    Derived terms

    * breeder * breeding * breed in the bone


    (en noun)
  • All animals or plants of the same species or subspecies.
  • a breed of tulip
    a breed of animal
  • A race or lineage.
  • (informal) A group of people with shared characteristics.
  • People who were taught classical Greek and Latin at school are a dying breed .


    * English irregular verbs ----



    (en noun)
  • A Dominican friar.
  • A member of a radical French political club founded (at an old Jacobin convent) in 1789 and one of the driving forces of the French Revolution.
  • *2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 429-30:
  • *:The Jacobins acted as a left-of-centre parliamentary pressure group, spending much of their time in coordinating the following day's business in the Assembly.
  • By extension, a political radical.
  • A breed of domestic pigeon (known for its feathered hood over its head).
  • References

    *Collins Shorter English Dictionary *Napoleon - a biography by Frank McLynn Pages 209-10, 212, 213, 220,221,222,224,233,