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Aboriginal

see synonyms of aboriginal

Noun

1. abo, aboriginal, aborigine, australian aborigine, native australian

a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived

2. aboriginal, aborigine, indigen, indigene, native

an indigenous person who was born in a particular place

Example Sentences:
'the art of the natives of the northwest coast'
'the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students'

Adjective

1. aboriginal

of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia

Example Sentences:
'an Aboriginal rite'

2. aboriginal, native

characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning

Example Sentences:
'native Americans'
'the aboriginal peoples of Australia'

3. aboriginal, primaeval, primal, primeval, primordial

having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state

Example Sentences:
'aboriginal forests'
'primal eras before the appearance of life on earth'
'the forest primeval'
'primordial matter'
'primordial forms of life'


1. abo, aboriginal, aborigine, australian aborigine, native australian

a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived

2. aboriginal, aborigine, indigen, indigene, native

an indigenous person who was born in a particular place

Example Sentences:
'the art of the natives of the northwest coast'
'the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students'


1. aboriginal

of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia

Example Sentences:
'an Aboriginal rite'

2. aboriginal, native

characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning

Example Sentences:
'native Americans'
'the aboriginal peoples of Australia'

3. aboriginal, primaeval, primal, primeval, primordial

having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state

Example Sentences:
'aboriginal forests'
'primal eras before the appearance of life on earth'
'the forest primeval'
'primordial matter'
'primordial forms of life'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Aboriginal

see synonyms of aboriginal
adjective
existing in a place from the earliest known period; indigenous; autochthonous
adjective
1. 
of, relating to, or characteristic of the indigenous peoples of Australia
noun
2.  another word for an Australian Aborigine

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Aboriginal

see synonyms of aboriginal
adjective
1. 
existing (in a place) from the beginning or from earliest days; first; indigenous
2. 
of or characteristic of aborigines
noun
3. 
an aboriginal animal, plant, or person

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Aboriginal

see synonyms of aboriginal
adj.
1. Having existed in a region from the beginning: aboriginal forests. See Synonyms at native.
2.
a. Of or relating to an indigenous people of a given region.
b. often Aboriginal Of or relating to the indigenous peoples of Australia.
n.
also Aboriginal An aborigine.

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