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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Capable of being domesticated.

Usage examples (23)
  • Crows are especially tamable and may be allowed full liberty around the dooryard.
  • Other rodents might also be suited to domestication; for instance, the potentially tamable, clean-living species of South American fields and woodlands - agouti,...
  • So we see among wild beasts, the intractable and least tamable are the most timorous and most easily startled; the nobler creatures, whose courage makes them trustful,...
  • He had wondered whether the Teramind itself had conceived this means, the Habitat, of drawing them together here where they could expend themselves in ways that were... for more
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