- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||having origin in a country or locality; native (usu. fol. by to).
The turkey is indigenous to North and Central America.The indigenous people of Hawaii suffered illnesses brought by missionaries and other settlers.
- aboriginal, endemic, native
- exotic, foreign
- similar words:
- domestic, original
||home, local, proper
||indigenously (adv.), indigenousness (n.)