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domestic animal

noun
1.
an animal, as the horse or cat, that has been tamed and kept by humans as a work animal, food source, or pet, especially a member of those species that have, through selective breeding, become notably different from their wild ancestors.
Origin of domestic animal
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55
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