Associations to the word «Indigenous»

Wiktionary

INDIGENOUS, adjective. (chiefly of living things) Born or engendered in, native to a land or region, especially before an intrusion. [from 17th c.]
INDIGENOUS, adjective. Innate, inborn. [from 19th c.]
INDIGENOUS MEDICINE, noun. Alternative term for folk medicine

Dictionary definition

INDIGENOUS, adjective. Originating where it is found; "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin