domesticated animal


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Noun1.domesticated animal - any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environmentdomesticated animal - any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
feeder - an animal being fattened or suitable for fattening
stocker - a domestic animal (especially a young steer or heifer) kept as stock until fattened or matured and suitable for a breeding establishment
head - a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle"
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
stray - an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
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At the commencement of my observations it seemed to me probable that a careful study of domesticated animals and of cultivated plants would offer the best chance of making out this obscure problem.
Habitations, fences, domesticated animals, men, women, children, and the soil that bore them--all worn out.
The reindeer interact with the public on a daily basis and they are possibly the oldest domesticated animal.
Also according to article 357 of the Penal Code, a prison sentence of up to six months or a fine not exceeding LE 200 is the punishment for those who intentionally kill, poison, or cause damage to a domesticated animal In this context, according to Article 358 of the Penal Code, punishment for whoever transgresses a property such as a cultivated or dry land owned by an entity or a person will face a prison sentence no more than three months or a LE 200 fine.
Activities that feature cows include Parada de los Toros, which highlights the domesticated animal and carromatas in a colorful parade, and the Bailar ala Toro, a dance competition participated in by students.
Egypt's Penal Code stipulates the punishment for killing a domesticated animal or "gravely harming it" is imprisonment for up to a year, or a fine of no more than EGP 200.
The sport employs 6,000 people to care for 14,000 horses, providing a quality of life virtually unsurpassed by any other domesticated animal.
And even if the Amish qualify as opt-out citizens, by Donaldson and Kymlicka's own logic, liminal animals cannot be considered opt-out animal equivalents because they don't satisfy the requirements of domesticated animal citizens.
The most common domesticated animal species in the region include sheep, cattle, dogs, pigs, and chickens (online Technical Appendix).
The Mexican turkey is the ancestor of all domestic turkeys consumed in the world today and Mesoamerica's only indigenous domesticated animal.
The recent developments have also affected the domesticated animal markets.
Provides pet day care/full boarding/grooming for any domesticated animal including pigs, rabbits, mice, birds, lizards, fish, turtles.