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- adj. Tame, naturalized.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of domesticate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. tame, tamed; -- of animals. Opposite of
- adj. accustomed to home life.
- adj. acclimated to a new environment; -- of plants or animals.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. converted or adapted to domestic use
- adj. accustomed to home life
The range bulls we could still sell at the usual clip of one every 30 seconds but nearly every time a fitted bull, what you call domesticated, came into the ring he immediately turned around and tried to exit through the in gate which was now closed.
Funny thing, these combinations for whole proteins were domesticated from the same regions of the world.
Any animal, once domesticated, is subject to being made to wear stupid costumes.
I visited Alaska this summer and there, at least, “reindeer” is what they call the domesticated version of caribou.
However, the lack of the original wild form in a species that has become domesticated or at least semi-domesticated is not unprecedented nor unusual: Dromedaries Camelus dromedarius, for example, only exist in the wild today in feral form, and are otherwise entirely domesticated, and the wild ancestors of modern domestic horses and cattle are entirely extinct.
In a similar vein, I had read somewhere that certain domesticated varieties of chicken (the Asiatic class, to be precise) had an ancestor that wasn't Gallus gallus.
Drained of its political significance, the exotic is to be dismantled and reassembled in domesticated form.
Plus, the idea of domesticated pygmy tigers intrigues me…
We know the numbers are very, very small in terms domesticated animals and humans getting it.
The taxon of the week is Felis silvestris catus, more commonly known as the domesticated cat.