domesticize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v domesticize overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable "He tames lions for the circus","reclaim falcons"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • domesticize To render domestic; domesticate.
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Usage

In literature:

It is a curious fact that the kindred of the buffaloes and bisons differ exceedingly in the measure of their domesticability.
"Domesticated Animals" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
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