In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Botany Zoology (species/animal) domesticar(person) (make home-loving) domesticar humorous
- The mounds and middens are significant and long-lived disturbed areas, highly congenial to the weedy species ancestral to the earliest cultivated and domesticated food plants.
- Some ethnobotanists and anthropologists are convinced that root and tuber crops were among the first plants to be domesticated.
- Contrary to popular belief, in the right circumstances domesticated dogs will kill cats.
- Its 2500 domesticated Asian elephants are the only survivors from around 100,000 last century.
- But researchers have also stumbled across hints that cats were domesticated much earlier.
- Between 5000 and 10,000 years ago, humans domesticated virtually all major crop species used by modern agricultural societies.
- With the advent of farming in the Neolithic, a number of animal species were domesticated, starting with sheep, goats, pigs, and cattle.
- Food crops in any society are crops domesticated and cultivated for consumption.
- It is not essential that vines were domesticated before wine-making was invented.
- John Muir envisioned national parks as pristine wilderness, without domesticated animals.
- The food grain was first domesticated over 10,000 years ago in the Middle East.
- Some species have been domesticated for flesh, liver, and egg production.
- Rabbit meat for the table can be derived from either wild or domesticated animals.
- But the point is, all these cats are domesticated cats.
- The last three years have been a successful time for them, and success does tend to domesticate people.
- He has given an eloquent description of their importance: When he domesticated wheat, man laid the foundations of western civilization.
- Remnants of the herds ancestral to all domesticated camels may still survive in the deserts of central Asia.
- The dog was domesticated in the subcontinent towards the end of the Mesolithic period.
- Attempts to tame and domesticate these creatures were met with mixed results, and even though some had proven docile enough to use as mounts, there was always the slight element of unpredictability about them.
- Grains like wheat and barley were also domesticated at around this time.
- Rats aren't domesticated animals so they have to scurry to find where their food is.
- Maize was domesticated about 7,500 years ago in Mexico, and then spread to North and South America.
- Maize was domesticated from its wild progenitor, teosinte, between 6,250 and 10,000 years ago in a single domestication event.
- Archaeological and genetic evidence suggest that humans have been domesticating organisms since the Neolithic revolution, about 12,000 years ago.
- And the question is whether the tiger is domesticated enough to obey the master.
- Oh honestly people, we are talking about a thoroughly domesticated creature here.
- Chickens have been domesticated for thousands of years and dozens of beautiful breeds have been developed.
- Cultivated corn was domesticated more than 6,000 years ago.
- Mind you, I haven't read a romance book in a long time and perhaps these days there are sub-genres which involve domesticated men.
- ‘I'm not the most domesticated person in the world and if cleaning a kitchen appliance is an issue, I just won't buy it,’ she explains.
- Since the very beginnings of agriculture, humans in both the old and new worlds have domesticated cereals.
- On this theory, whatever language happened to be spoken in a region where a crop plant was domesticated expanded along with the farmers who spoke it.
- Genetic identification of the natural stands from which wild crops were domesticated addresses the question of where specifically within the Fertile Crescent humans invented agriculture.
- It turns out even more surprisingly that the vast majority of wild plant species cannot be domesticated.
- On the one hand, dogs and cats have been domesticated for thousands of years.
- Only a couple of dozen animal species have been domesticated for food production.
- We embarked on that road thousands of years ago when plants were first domesticated.
- In fact, you in the UK are the most domesticated people on earth.
- There are also a few pictures of other domesticated animals including sheep and goats.
- Some domesticated flowers may have become dependent upon humans for propagation.
- About 200 cattle were domesticated in these areas.
- The most complete evidence has come from the Near East, where domesticated barley and emmer wheat strains have been found which date from about 8000 BC.
- I have the house to myself for the next week, and those of you who know me will know that I'm hardly the most domesticated person.
- Our ultimate goal was to determine whether barley was domesticated more than once and to pinpoint the region of barley domestication.
- Flax fiber went out of vogue in the United States when the cotton gin was introduced, vaulting cotton ahead of one of the first crops domesticated by man.
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