Domestication

The process of breeding for a given desirable characteristic found in the wild so as to increase, enhance and stabilise its occurrence in cultivated plants (Robinson, 1980).

domestication

  1. adaptation to intimate association with human beings
  2. accommodation to domestic life

Domestication

Domestication (from Latin domesticus: `of the home`) is the process whereby a population of living organisms is changed at the genetic level, through generations of selective breeding, to accentuate traits that ultimately benefit the interests of humans. A usual by-product of domestication is the creation of a dependency in the domesticated orga.....
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Domestication

• (n.) The act of domesticating, or accustoming to home; the action of taming wild animals.
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domestication

noun the attribute of having been domesticated
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domestication

noun accommodation to domestic life; `her explorer husband resisted all her attempts at domestication`
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Domestication

Do·mes`ti·ca'tion noun [ Confer French domestication .] The act of domesticating, or accustoming to home; the action of taming wild animals.
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Domestication

A process that tames animals and their offspring, so that they may live in close contact with humans.
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domestication

adaptation to intimate association with human beings
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domestication

domesticate, domesticated, domestication, domesticable, domestically 1. In agriculture, to accustom an animal to living with or near people, usually as a farm animal or pet. 2. To bring animals or plants under human control in order to provide food, power or companionship. 3. To accustom someone to home life or housework. 4. In biology, to cultiv...
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Domestication

Taking animals from their natural habitat into the human habitat, then changing them in ways that make them more suitable to living with humans.
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Domestication

The adaptation of an animal or plant to life in intimate association with and to the advantage of man.
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Domestication

The process by which wild animals become suited to living with humans.
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Domestication

The process by which wild animals become suited to living with humans.
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domestication

the process of hereditary reorganization of wild animals and plants into domestic and cultivated forms according to the interests of people. In its ... [18 related articles]
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domestication

[n] - adaptation to intimate association with human beings 2. [n] - accommodation to domestic life
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