domesticated : Definition, Usages, News and More

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duh me stuh kay tuhd

  • v  adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
  • v  overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
  • v  make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
    The horse was domesticated a long time ago
  • s  converted or adapted to domestic use
    domesticated plants like maize
  • s  accustomed to home life; others find gratification in it"
    some men think it unmanly to be domesticated

  • Geneticists have found some domesticated Mongolian riding ponies that carry genetic markers for Przewalski's horses, as if they had been crossbred.
  • They will pilfer its effects and, by next summer, produce a domesticated, more palatable version.
  • Laputa: Castle in the Sky, about a pair of orphans in pursuit of a floating island; My Neighbor Totoro, where two girl meet forest spirits more domesticated than the ones in .
News & Articles

  • Are Dogs 'Kids?': Owner-dog relationships share striking similarities to parent-child relationships
    People have an innate need to establish close relationships with other people. But this natural bonding behavior is not confined to humans: many animals also seem to need relationships with others of their kind. For domesticated animals the situation is even more complex and pets may enter deep relationships not only with conspecifics but also with their owners. Scientists have investigated the ...
    June 21, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Zombies strong, scary and relentless
    If you assumed zombies have gone the way of Frankenstein — as once terrifying things now domesticated through repetition and familiarity — see what you think after the first 10 minutes of "World War Z."
    June 21, 2013 - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Exotic animal experts capture roaming serval
    WESTTOWN — A domesticated wild cat on the loose was caught early Wednesday.
    June 20, 2013 - Middletown Times Herald-Record

  • Mark Gerstein in International Herald Tribune
    Furthermore, it shows how the diversity in the gene pool can be maintained and developed in non-obvious ways - eg through the interbreeding of domesticated animals and wolves,Gerstein said.
  • Amitabh Bachchan in
    Asked what it was that impressed him about Rai, Bachchan told the NDTV news channel: "I think she's a lot simpler than what is made out of her. She's a very simple girl, very traditional. She's also very domesticated."
  • Richard Blumenthal in MSNBC
    Wild animals belong in the wild -- their natural habitat or sanctuaries, not suburban homes. No matter how domesticated they may seem, they remain highly dangerous -- driven by natural instinct to destroy or disable any perceived threat,...

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