Breeding vs Culture - What's the difference?

breeding | culture |

As verbs the difference between breeding and culture

is that breeding is while culture is .

As a noun breeding

is the process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.

As an adjective breeding

is of, relating to or used for breeding.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



  • The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= David Van Tassel], [ Lee DeHaan
  • , title= Wild Plants to the Rescue , volume=101, issue=3, page=222, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.
  • The act of insemination by natural or artificial means.
  • The act of copulation in animals.
  • The good manners regarded as characteristic of the aristocracy and conferred by heredity.
  • Nurture; education; formation of manners.
  • * Shakespeare
  • She had her breeding at my father's charge.
  • Descent; pedigree; extraction.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Honest gentlemen, I know not your breeding .
  • (gay slang) Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography.
  • Adjective

  • Of, relating to or used for breeding.
  • Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.

    Derived terms

    * breeding ground


  • Through genetic manipulation and harsh training, I am breeding a species of super-dogs to take over the world.





    (Culture) (Culture) (Culture) (Culture)


    (en noun)
  • The arts, customs, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-09-07, volume=408, issue=8852, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Farming as rocket science , passage=Such differences of history and culture have lingering consequences. Almost all the corn and soyabeans grown in America are genetically modified. GM crops are barely tolerated in the European Union. Both America and Europe offer farmers indefensible subsidies, but with different motives.}}
  • The beliefs, values, behaviour and material objects that constitute a people's way of life.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2012, month=March-April, author=(Jan Sapp)
  • , volume=100, issue=2, page=164, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= Race Finished , passage=Few concepts are as emotionally charged as that of race. The word conjures up a mixture of associations—culture , ethnicity, genetics, subjugation, exclusion and persecution.}}
  • (microbiology) The process of growing a bacterial or other biological entity in an artificial medium.
  • (anthropology) Any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings.
  • The collective noun for a group of bacteria.
  • (botany) Cultivation.
  • *
  • The Culture of Spring-Flowering Bulbs
  • (computing) The language and peculiarities of a geographical location.
  • A culture is the combination of the language that you speak and the geographical location you belong to. It also includes the way you represent dates, times and currencies. ... Examples: en-UK, en-US, de-AT, fr-BE, etc.

    Derived terms

    * alliumculture * anticulture * coleculture * cucurbitculture * culture hero * cyberculture * legumeculture * macroculture * microculture * monoculture * multiculture * olericulture * overculture * solanaculture * subculture * permaculture * uberculture * underculture


  • To maintain in an environment suitable for growth (especially of bacteria).
  • To increase the artistic or scientific interest (in something).
  • See also

    * colonus * colonia * column * cycle * wheel English collective nouns ----