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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Domesticate \Do*mes"ti*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Domesticated; p. pr. & vb. n. Domesticating.] [LL.
domesticatus, p. p. of domesticare to reside in, to tame. See
1. To make domestic; to habituate to home life; as, to
domesticate one's self.
2. To cause to be, as it were, of one's family or country;
as, to domesticate a foreign custom or word.
3. To tame or reclaim from a wild state; as, to domesticate
wild animals; to domesticate a plant.
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