A male parent
To be the biological father of
To cause to come into existence
Amongst the domestic animals are the buffalo, the Syrian camel, and a mule camel, bred from a Bactrian sire and Syrian mother.
"Without doubt, sire," replied Rapp.
He was the sire of, among other horses, Blaze (1733) and Snip (1736).
"Very sad, sire," replied Michaud, lowering his eyes with a sigh.
"Sire, I expected nothing less than to find you at the gates of Moscow," replied de Beausset.