Domesticus (Latin for belonging to the house), is found in the binomial or trinomial names of many species or subspecies of animals commonly found in or around the home. Examples include:

  • Domesticus (Roman Empire), a member of the Domestici, an elite guard unit of the late Roman Empire
  • Agroecius Domesticus, a man of uncertain date who died at the age of 33, and was buried in Vienne
  • Secretarius Domesticus, a title in the Secretariat of State of the Holy See
  • Silvanus domesticus, a mark of a field in Roman mythology


Species Latin binomial name abbreviations

and also :

  • Anas platyrhynchos domesticus, the domestic duck
  • Anser anser domesticus, the domestic goose
  • Canis familiaris domesticus, the dog
  • Equus caballus domesticus, the domestic horse
  • Gallus gallus domesticus, the chicken
  • Mus musculus domesticus, the house mouse
  • Rattus rattus domesticus, a sub-species of rat
  • Sus scrofa domesticus, the domestic pig

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  • DOMESTICUS — alias Seneschallus, Dapifer, Maior Domus. Vox Latina, sed novatâ significatione Graecis etiam inferioribus usitatior: Δομεςτίκους enim ministros et officiales dixêre, quos Romani Comites: verum hoc praesertim, cum nomen dignitatis factum esset… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Domestĭcus — (lat.), 1) das Haus betreffend, so Domesticum furtum, so v.w. Hausdiebstahl; 2) zur Familie gehörend, Verwandter; 3) am byzantinischen Kaiserhofe Haus , Hofbedienter, dem Comes am occidentalischen Hofe ähnlich, bes. um die Person des Kaisers sich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Domestĭcus — (lat.), auf das Haus, die Fammilie bezüglich, dazugehörig; heimisch, inländisch. Animalia domestica, Haustiere; Furtum domesticum, Hausdiebstahl; Jura domestica, einheimische Rechte, Landesgewohnheiten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • domesticus — index household (domestic), internal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • domesticus — /damestakas/ In old European law, a seneschal, steward, or major domo; a judge s assistant; an assessor (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • domesticus — /damestakas/ In old European law, a seneschal, steward, or major domo; a judge s assistant; an assessor (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • domesticus — A steward …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • DOMESTICUS Presbyter — vide infra Presbyter …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Domesticus (Roman Empire) — The insignia of office of the two comites domesticorum of the Eastern Empire, according to the Notitia Dignitatum: the shields of the domestici and the codicils of office A domesticus was a member of the protectores domestici, an elite guard unit …   Wikipedia

  • Passer domesticus — Haussperling Haussperling (Männchen) Systematik Ordnung: Sperlingsvögel (Passeriformes) Unterordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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