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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References in classic literature ?
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 opinion says it is relevant that the policy exclusion applies to "domestic animals" but not "domesticated animals." In modern usage, a domestic animal refers to a pet that lives with a family, while a domesticated animal is an animal that was once wild but has long been bred for human use.
The yak has a great value for nomadic breeders, as the animal has many uses and plays a necessary role in the development of a farm, and the festival highlights this kind of domesticated animal.
Reports said the official informed the travelling ticket examiners (TTEs), who rushed to platform and inquired about the domesticated animal's ticket.
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.
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 name bell-wether is given to the leader of a group of which species of domesticated animal? 5.
The recent developments have also affected the domesticated animal markets.
Pianezzi has slowly introduced his alpaca, a domesticated animal from the Andean highlands, to the water over the past several months.