domestic


domestic
domestically, adv.
/deuh mes"tik/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to the home, the household, household affairs, or the family: domestic pleasures.
2. devoted to home life or household affairs.
3. tame; domesticated.
4. of or pertaining to one's own or a particular country as apart from other countries: domestic trade.
5. indigenous to or produced or made within one's own country; not foreign; native: domestic goods.
n.
6. a hired household servant.
7. something produced or manufactured in one's own country.
8. domestics, household items made of cloth, as sheets, towels, and tablecloths.
[1515-25; < L domesticus, deriv. of domus house (see DOME); r. domestique < MF]

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Universalium. 2010.

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