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Aboriginal

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Aboriginal

1. An original inhabitant of any land; one of the aborigines.

2. An animal or a plant native to the region. It may well be doubted whether this frog is an aboriginal of these islands. (Darwin)

1. First; original; indigenous; primitive; native; as, the aboriginal tribes of America. Mantled o'er with aboriginal turf.

2. Of or pertaining to aborigines; as, a Hindoo of aboriginal blood.

See: aborigines. Being or composed of people inhabiting a region from the beginning; native Americans; the aboriginal peoples of australia.