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semidomestication

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noun semi·do·mes·ti·ca·tion \ˌse-mē-də-ˌmes-ti-ˈkā-shən, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-\

Definition of semidomestication

  1. :  a captive state of a wild animal in which its living conditions and often its breeding are controlled by humans

semi·do·mes·ti·cat·ed play \-də-ˈmes-ti-ˌkā-təd\ adjective


Circa 1835

First Known Use of semidomestication

circa 1835


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