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Aboriginal

Aboriginal Meaning & Definition
Aboriginal Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Aboriginal?

[n] a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
[adj] having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
[adj] being or composed of people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Aboriginal: Abo | Aborigine | Australian Aborigine | early | native | native Australian | primaeval | primal | primeval | primordial

Related Terms | Find terms related to Aboriginal: abecedarian | aborigine | ancestral | antenatal | antepatriarchal | atavistic | autochthon | autochthonous | barbarian | barbaric | barbarous | basal | basic | beginning | budding | central | creative | crucial | elemental | elementary | embryonic | endemic | fetal | formative | foundational | fundamental | generative | genetic | germinal | gestatory | homebred | homegrown | humanoid | in embryo | in its infancy | in ovo | in the bud | inaugural | inceptive | inchoate | inchoative | incipient | incunabular | indigene | indigenous | infant | infantile | initial | initiative | initiatory | introductory | inventive | nascent | natal | native | native-born | original | parturient | patriarchal | postnatal | preadamite | preglacial | pregnant | prehistoric | prehuman | prenatal | primal | primary | prime | primeval | primitive | primogenial | primoprimitive | primordial | pristine | procreative | protogenic | protohistoric | protohuman | radical | rudimental | rudimentary | savage | seminal | ur | vernacular

See Also | Aussie | Australian

Aboriginal In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab`o*rig"i*nal\, a. [See {Aborigines}.] 1. First; original; indigenous; primitive; native; as, the aboriginal tribes of America. ``Mantled o'er with aboriginal turf.'' --Wordsworth. 2. Of or pertaining to aborigines; as, a Hindoo of aboriginal blood.
\Ab`o*rig"i*nal\, n. 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.

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