Associations to the word «Aboriginal»

Wiktionary

ABORIGINAL, adjective. First according to historical or scientific records; original; indigenous; primitive. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
ABORIGINAL, adjective. Living in a land before colonization by the Europeans. [First attested in the late 17th century.]
ABORIGINAL, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of Aboriginal [First attested in the late 18th century.]
ABORIGINAL, noun. An animal or plant native to a region. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
ABORIGINAL, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Aboriginal [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
ABORIGINAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to Australian Aboriginal peoples, Aborigines, or their language. [First attested in the 19th century.]
ABORIGINAL, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of aboriginal
ABORIGINAL, noun. An Aboriginal inhabitant of Australia, Aborigine. [First attested in the 19th century.]
ABORIGINAL, noun. Alternative letter-case form of aboriginal
ABORIGINAL, proper noun. Any of the native languages spoken by Australian aborigines.
ABORIGINAL AMERICAN, noun. A member or descendant of the first immigrants to North America.
ABORIGINAL AMERICAN, adjective. Of the original settlers of North America.
ABORIGINAL AMERICANS, noun. Plural of Aboriginal American

Dictionary definition

ABORIGINAL, noun. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
ABORIGINAL, noun. An indigenous person who was born in a particular place; "the art of the natives of the northwest coast"; "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students".
ABORIGINAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia; "an Aboriginal rite".
ABORIGINAL, adjective. Characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia".
ABORIGINAL, adjective. 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".

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