domesticated
domesticated domesticated adj. 1. tame, tamed; -- of animals. Opposite of {wild}.

Syn: domestic. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. accustomed to home life; as, some men think it unmanly to be domesticated; others find gratification in it. [WordNet 1.5]

3. acclimated to a new environment; -- of plants or animals.

Syn: naturalized, nonnative. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Domesticated — Domesticate Do*mes ti*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Domesticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Domesticating.}] [LL. domesticatus, p. p. of domesticare to reside in, to tame. See {Domestic}, a.] 1. To make domestic; to habituate to home life; as, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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