domestic ADJECTIVE 1) relating to a home or family affairs or relations. 2) of or for use in the home. 3) fond of family life and running a home. 4) (of an animal) tame and kept by humans. 5) existing or occurring within a country; not foreign.
NOUN 1) (also domestic worker or domestic help) a person employed to do domestic tasks. 2) informal a violent quarrel between family members.
DERIVATIVES domestically adverb.
ORIGIN Latin domesticus, from domus 'house' .

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