Definition of Domesticated

1. Adjective. Converted or adapted to domestic use. "Domesticated plants like maize"

Exact synonyms: Domestic
Similar to: Tame, Tamed
Derivative terms: Domesticity



2. Adjective. Accustomed to home life. "Some men think it unmanly to be domesticated; others find gratification in it"
Similar to: Domestic

Definition of Domesticated

1. Adjective. (qualifier of an animal, especially a pet) Tame, naturalized. ¹

2. Verb. (past of domesticate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Domesticated

1. domesticate [v] - See also: domesticate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domesticated

domestic relations court
domestic science
domestic servant
domestic sheep
domestic silkworm moth
domestic soap
domestic terrorism
domestic violence
domesticability
domesticable
domestical
domestically
domesticant
domesticants
domesticate
domesticated (current term)
domesticates
domesticating
domestication
domestications
domesticator
domesticators
domesticise
domesticities
domesticity
domesticize
domestick
domestics
domestique
domett

Literary usage of Domesticated

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"As regards the origin of the domesticated cats of western Europe, it is well known that the ancient Egyptians were in the habit of domesticating (at least ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Animals domesticated for Their Milk.— Though the milk of all domesticated animals is sometimes used, yet it would be fair to say that probably the only ..."

3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"It, therefore, includes practically all of the domesticated fowls. ... Here only those in common use, both domesticated and wild, will be referred to. ..."

4. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"1'or the general purposes of advancement, the llama deserves a place in the first rank of the domesticated animals. Costing little to buy and to feed, ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Of birds, the most important of the domesticated species are gallinaceous—the ... Pea cocks and pigeons are thoroughly domesticated, being kept principally ..."

6. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"A. DOMESTIC ANIMALS AND CULTIVATED PLANTS The history of domesticated animals and cultivated plants shows that it is possible to control or rather guide ..."

7. The Doctrine of the Unity of the Human Race Examined on the Principles of by John Bachman (1850)
"If we now direct our attention to the various races of domesticated animals, we cannot fail to be struck with two facts that have an important bearing in ..."

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