adjective see semidomestication

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • semidomesticated — semidomestication, n. /sem ee deuh mes ti kay tid, sem uy /, adj. living in a state of partial domestication. [1840 50; SEMI + DOMESTICATED] * * * …   Universalium

  • semidomesticated — adj. partly tamed, somewhat domesticated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semidomesticated — semi·domesticated …   English syllables

  • semidomesticated — sem i•do•mes′ti•cat ed adj …   From formal English to slang

  • semidomesticated — /ˌsɛmidəˈmɛstəkeɪtəd/ (say .semeeduh mestuhkaytuhd) adjective partly or somewhat domesticated …   Australian English dictionary

  • semidomesticated — …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of domesticated animals — This is a list of animals that have been domesticated by humans.[1] The list includes species or larger formal and informal zoological categories that include at least some domesticated individuals. It includes livestock, poultry, companion… …   Wikipedia

  • semidomestication — noun Date: circa 1835 a captive state of a wild animal in which its living conditions and often its breeding are controlled by humans • semidomesticated adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Domestication — Dogs and sheep were among the first animals to be domesticated Domestication (from Latin domesticus) or taming is the process whereby a population of animals or plants, through a process of selection, becomes accustomed to human provision and con …   Wikipedia

  • Wildness — See also: Wilderness Wildness is literally the quality of being wild or untamed, but further to this, it has been defined as a quality produced in nature (Thoreau 1906), as that which emerges from a forest (Micoud 1993), and as a level of… …   Wikipedia

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