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Domesticated animal   /dəmˈɛstəkˌeɪtəd ˈænəməl/   Listen
Domesticated animal

Any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment.  Synonym: domestic animal.

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"Domesticated animal" Quotes from Famous Books

... oxen and sheep, goats and pigs, marks of course an immense advance. Along with it goes considerable development of agriculture, thus enabling a small territory to support many people. It takes a wide range of country to support hunters. In the New World, except in Peru, the only domesticated animal was the dog. Horses, oxen, and the other animals mentioned did not exist in America, during the historic period, until they were brought over from Europe by the Spaniards. In ancient American society there was no such thing as a pastoral stage ...
— The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) - with some account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest • John Fiske

Words linked to "Domesticated animal" :   feeder, dog, head, fauna, animate being, stocker, house cat, animal, Canis familiaris, beast, brute, Felis catus, domestic cat, Felis domesticus, creature, domestic dog, stray

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