HyperDic: indigenous

English > 1 sense of the word indigenous:
ADJECTIVEallindigenous, autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemicoriginating where it is found
indigenous > pronunciation
Soundsihndih'jhahnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > indigenous: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningoriginating where it is found.
Example "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"
Synonymsautochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic
BroadernativeCharacteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
Spanishaborigen, autóctono, endémico, indígena, nativo, natural, originario, oriundo
Catalanaborigen, autòcton, endèmic, indígena, nadiu, natiu, natural, originari, oriünd
Nounsindigenousnessnativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)
Adverbsindigenouslyin an indigenous manner

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