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aboriginal

ab·o·rig·i·nal

aboriginal

 
pronunciation:
ae b rI j nl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to aborigines.
The aboriginal language is still spoken here.
synonyms:
indigenous, native, original
similar words:
ancient, early, primal, primary, primeval, primitive, primordial
definition 2: native to an area; indigenous.
The aboriginal population dwindled.
synonyms:
indigenous, native, original
similar words:
early, endemic, primal, primary, primeval, primordial
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part of speech: noun
definition: an aborigine.
These were the lands of the aboriginals.
synonyms:
native
similar words:
aborigine
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derivations: aboriginally (adv.), aboriginality (n.)