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Main Entry: 1do·mes·tic
Pronunciation: dschwa-primarystressmes-tik
Function: adjective
Etymology: from early French domestique "living around humans, domestic," from Latin domesticus (same meaning), from domus "house" --related to DOME, DOMICILE
1 a : living near or about the places where human beings live <domestic vermin> b : living with or under the care of human beings : TAME <a domestic cat>
2 : of, relating to, made in, or done in one's own country <domestic steel>
3 : of or relating to a household or family <domestic chores>
- do·mes·ti·cal·ly /-ti-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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