Domesticate

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Domesticate

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.

Origin: LL. Domesticatus, p. P. Of domesticare to reside in, to tame. See domestic.

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