Meaning of domestic

do•mes•tic

Pronunciation: (du-mes'tik), [key]
— 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.
  1. a hired household servant.
  2. something produced or manufactured in one's own country.
  3. household items made of cloth, as sheets, towels, and tablecloths.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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