/ˈstʌdbʊk/ (say 'studbook)

1. a genealogical register of a stud; a book giving the pedigree of horses.
2. Colloquial a list of seniority in a public service department.
{stud2 + book}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Studbook — Stud book , n. A genealogical register of a particular breed or stud of horses, esp. thoroughbreds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • studbook — [stud′book΄] n. a register of purebred animals, esp. racehorses: also stud book …   English World dictionary

  • Studbook — Registre d élevage Dans le domaine de la maintenance et de l élevage des animaux, un registre d élevage aussi connu sous le nom anglophone de studbook, est une liste officielle d animaux appartenant à une certaine espèce, sous espèce ou lignée,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • studbook — UK [ˈstʌdˌbʊk] / US noun [countable] Word forms studbook : singular studbook plural studbooks a book that lists the parents and ancestors of valuable animals, especially horses for racing or expensive dogs …   English dictionary

  • studbook — noun official record of the pedigree of purebred animals especially horses • Hypernyms: ↑register, ↑registry * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : an official record of the pedigree of purebred animals (as horses and dogs); also : a book in which such records… …   Useful english dictionary

  • studbook — noun Date: 1803 an official record (as in a book) of the pedigree of purebred animals (as horses or dogs); also a record of the lineage of a wild animal bred in captivity (as at a zoo) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • studbook — /stud book /, n. a genealogical register of a stud or studs; a book giving the pedigree of animals, esp. horses. [1795 1805; STUD2 + BOOK] * * *       official record of the pedigree of purebred animals, particularly horses and dogs, usually… …   Universalium

  • studbook — noun In livestock breeding a written record of the genealogy of animals. See stud …   Wiktionary

  • studbook — Synonyms and related words: Almanach de Gotha, Red Book, Royal Kalendar, Social Register, atlas, blue book, calendar, casebook, catalog, catalogue raisonne, city directory, classified catalog, concordance, cyclopedia, diatesseron, dictionary… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Studbook — Stambog over fuldblodsheste …   Danske encyklopædi

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