DOMITAE. Subdued, tame,. not wild; as, animals domitae, which are tame or domestic animals.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(2) On the common-law distinctions among animals ferae naturae, mansuetae naturae, and domitae naturae, and the differences that flow from these classifications, see DALE D.
(79) The court began by distinguishing between domesticated (domitae naturae) and wild animals (ferae naturae): a person may have "absolute" property in domesticated animals, but only a "qualified" property in wild animals, i.e., a right that is possessory in the sense that the right ends if the animal escapes from possession.