domesticated

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All animals, insects and birds have been domesticated and are fed by their keepers.

They cannot be, or at all events they never are, domesticated, and most of them are not beautiful.

The domesticated nativeʼs character is a succession of surprises.

They are, as a rule, domesticated individuals, with a pretty turn for mixing a salad.

The tame rabbit has been domesticated from an ancient period.

The men of his school also appealed to domesticated varieties.

As it is, he is, like Miss Yonge, merely tedious and domesticated.

Domesticated in many parts of Europe, including Britain and Leicestershire.

They were both, some years back, domesticated in her family.

There is evidence that the ox was domesticated during this period.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, of animals; 1741, of persons, "to cause to be attached to home and family;" from Medieval Latin domesticatus, past participle of domesticare "to tame," literally "to dwell in a house," from domesticus (see domestic). Related: Domesticated; domesticating.

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