Definition of domesticable in English:

domesticable

adjective

  • See domesticate

    • ‘Horses were perfect domesticable animals with dominance hierarchies, a tolerance for other species and herding instincts.’
    • ‘It was because there were domesticable crops and animals in Euroasia, and barely any across the Pacific.’
    • ‘They were much less effective as animal domesticators, possibly because they had fewer domesticable animals to work with.’
    • ‘It turns out that for a wild mammal species to be domesticable it has to possess something like half a dozen different characteristics and if it fails on any one of those characteristics it can't be domesticated.’
    • ‘Europe and Aisa were on an east-west axis, so any animals that proved domesticable in the east could be moved to the west or vice versa, because there was little difference in sunlight hours or climate.’

Pronunciation

domesticable

/dəˈmɛstɪkəb(ə)l/