- domenico veneziano,
- domesday book,
- domestic animal,
- domestic commerce,
- domestic court,
- domestic fowl,
- domestic partner
Origin of domestic
Examples from the Web for domestic
Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Getting men to do their share of care and domestic work is a key overlooked strategy in reducing poverty.
But relative to centuries past, America is a marvel of domestic tranquility.
Supported by Washington, the domestic quota was cut from 90 days to 30.
Despite the financial remedy, partial repeal of the screen quota has imperiled the domestic market.
A secondary result would be a considerable power development and a source of domestic water supply for southern California.State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge|Calvin Coolidge
They found employment on the railroads, in lumber mills and salmon canneries, in mines and on farms, and in domestic service.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth
Mother was of a determined disposition, and seldom failed to solve a domestic problem.
The alleged inheritance of the effects of use and disuse in our domestic animals must be very slow and slight.Are the Effects of Use and Disuse Inherited?|William Platt Ball
But where the domestic faculties are the strongest, the home is lonesome without children.A California Girl|Edward Eldridge
Word Origin for domestic
early 15c., from Middle French domestique (14c.) and directly from Latin domesticus "belonging to the household," from domus "house," from PIE *domo-/*domu- "house, household" (cf. Sanskrit damah "house;" Avestan demana- "house;" Greek domos "house," despotes "master, lord;" Latin dominus "master of a household;" Old Church Slavonic domu, Russian dom "house;" Lithuanian dimstis "enclosed court, property;" Old English timber "building, structure"), from *dem-/*dom- "build."
It represents the usual Indo-European word for "house" (Italian, Spanish casa are from Latin casa "cottage, hut;" Germanic *hus is of obscure origin). The noun meaning "household servant" is 1530s (a sense also found in Old French domestique). Domestics, originally "articles of home manufacture," is attested from 1620s. Related: Domestically. Domestic violence is attested from 19c. as "revolution and insurrection;" 1977 as "spouse abuse, violence in the home."