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pedigree

1. 
a. the line of descent of a purebred animal
b. (as modifier): a pedigree bull
2. a document recording this

pedigree

[′ped·ə‚grē]
(genetics)
Diagrammatic representation of the ancestry of an individual.
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Sadly, they get a better chance because they are pedigreed.
Duffy, the pedigreed golden retriever who was on the verge of being killed because he got too big for his breed, is still and unassuming--at least until he starts chasing butterflies.
Target gets the benefit of some of the most recognizable and pedigreed names in dinnerware (I will be curious to see how it discretely markets this asset), while vendors gain a much-needed distribution channel for fine dinnerware and other high-end goods.
Mother and daughter Ruth and Audrey find themselves floating away from one another amidst a sea of pedigreed young women in The Eliot Girls, by Krista Bridge.
Goodman's pedigreed training and extensive clinical experience as an interventional cardiologist has given him a unique insight into the need for preventative medical practice which led him to becoming an expert in the role of magnesium in supporting health and vitality," said Jonathan Bortz, MD, chairman of the Albion scientific advisory board.
Selecting a mentor can be as crucial as selecting a job candidate--not everyone is a good fit for the position, no matter how well pedigreed.
I own Hasenpfeffer's Rabbitry, located in west Leon County (Tallahassee), Florida, where we raise pedigreed New Zealand Whites.
A Matter of Breeding is an incendiary cultural history of pedigreed and purebred dogs, revealing the horrific toll that artificial selection has had on the medical health of these animals.
We have found many damaging indiscretions on social media even from the most pedigreed executives.
The International Cat Association is the world's largest genetic registry of pedigreed cats and household pets, and the event celebrates the achievements of the cats that showed and scored highest over the past year.
A great example is the Berkshire pork chop that is almost always on the menu: This is pedigreed pork--rare and delicious--and it is unlike any pork you have ever tasted.
BEING the most pedigreed batsman in a team brings with it enormous pressure, especially when the side is in seventh position in an eight- team tournament.