verb (used with object), do·mes·ti·cat·ed, do·mes·ti·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), do·mes·ti·cat·ed, do·mes·ti·cat·ing.
Origin of domesticate
Examples from the Web for domesticable
British Dictionary definitions for domesticable
sometimes US domesticize (dəˈmɛstɪˌsaɪz)
Word Origin and History for domesticable
1630s, of animals; 1741, of persons, "to cause to be attached to home and family;" from Medieval Latin domesticatus, past participle of domesticare "to tame," literally "to dwell in a house," from domesticus (see domestic). Related: Domesticated; domesticating.