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Its chief defect for domestication is the small size of the fruit.

This, in fact, is the great bar to the domestication of animals.

The adaptation of the unicorns proceeded in the following years, but not their domestication.

It may be said that domestication might produce them in the latter.

This was one of the results of his domestication in Washington Square.

It is not certain when or where elephants were first reduced to domestication.

The work of domestication has in the main been effected by our own Aryan race.

Of these perhaps the longest in domestication is the peafowl.

The phenomenon of mutation is not confined to animals in a state of domestication.

Hand in hand with the domestication of animals, agriculture begins to develop.

WORD ORIGIN

1774; see domestic + -ation.

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