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Definition of indigenous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    indigenous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪnˈdɪdʒənəs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1belonging to a particular place rather than coming to it from somewhere else synonym native
  2. 2 the indigenous peoples/languages of the area indigenous to… The kangaroo is indigenous to Australia.
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