III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

1. Vitality; special vitality

[The economy or management of animals] Husbandry.

[Nouns] husbandry, taming; circuration, zoohygiantics; domestication, domesticity; manege, veterinary art; farriery; breeding, pisciculture.

menagerie, vivarium, zoological garden, zoo; bear pit; aviary, apiary, alveary, beehive; hive; aquarium, fishery; duck pond, fish pond.

[Destruction of animals] phthisozoics (killing) [more].

neatherd, cowherd, shepherd; grazier, drover, cowkeeper; trainer, breeder; apiarian, apiarist; bull whacker [U.S.], cowboy, cow puncher [U.S.], farrier; horse leech, horse doctor; vaquero, veterinarian, vet, veterinary surgeon.

cage (prison) [more]; hencoop, bird cage, cauf; range, sheepfold (inclosure) [more].

[Verbs] tame, domesticate, acclimatize, breed, tend, break in, train; cage, bridle (restrain) [more].

[Adjectives] pastoral, bucolic; tame, domestic.

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