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ab·o·rig·i·ne

 (ăb′ə-rĭj′ə-nē)
n.
1.
a. A member of the indigenous or earliest known population of a region; a native.
b. often Aborigine A member of any of the indigenous peoples of Australia. See Usage Note at native.
2. aborigines The flora and fauna native to a geographic area.

[Back-formation from pl. aborigines (taken as aborigine + -s), from Latin aborīginēs, original inhabitants (folk etymology of the name of a pre-Roman tribe of Italy) : ab, from; see ab-1 + orīgine, ablative of orīgō, beginning; see origin.]

aborigine

(ˌæbəˈrɪdʒɪnɪ)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) an original inhabitant of a country or region who has been there from the earliest known times
2. (Peoples) an original inhabitant of a country or region who has been there from the earliest known times
[C16: back formation from aborigines, from Latin: inhabitants of Latium in pre-Roman times, probably representing some tribal name but associated in folk etymology with ab origine from the beginning]

Aborigine

(ˌæbəˈrɪdʒɪnɪ)
n
1. (Peoples) Also called: Aboriginal a member of the indigenous people who were living in Australia when European settlers arrived
2. (Languages) any of the languages of this people. See also Australian3

ab•o•rig•i•ne

(ˌæb əˈrɪdʒ ə ni)

n.
1. one of the original or earliest known inhabitants of a country or region.
2. (usu. cap.) a member of any of the peoples who are the aboriginal inhabitants of Australia.
3. aborigines, the original, native fauna or flora of a region.
[1540–50; back formation from aborigines < Latin Aborīginēs a race of pre-Roman inhabitants of Italy, probably alter. of phrase ab origine from the origin]

aborigine

- From Classical Latin meaning "ancestors," it was spelled with a capital A as the name of the primeval Romans; the first people called aborigines were the original inhabitants of Italy and Greece and aborigine was specifically applied to the inhabitants of a country ab origine, "from the beginning."
See also related terms for inhabitant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aborigine - an indigenous person who was born in a particular placeaborigine - 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"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Levantine - (formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Levant
Mauritian - a native or inhabitant of Mauritius
Filipino - a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
Seychellois - a native or inhabitant of Seychelles
2.aborigine - a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrivedAborigine - a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
ethnic group, ethnos - people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
Aussie, Australian - a native or inhabitant of Australia

aborigine

noun original inhabitant, native, aboriginal, indigene the rights of Australia's aborigines
Translations
أحَد سُكَّان البِلاد الأصْلِيِين
domorodec
aboriginerur-australier
Aboridžin
bennszülöttőslakos
frumbyggi
aborigenasvietinisvietinis gyventojas
aborigēnsiezemietis
aboriginurinnvåner

aborigine

[ˌæbəˈrɪdʒɪnɪ] Naborigen mf australiano/a

Aborigine

[ˌæbəˈrɪdʒɪni] n (in Australia) (= Aboriginal) → aborigène mf (d'Australie)

aborigine

[ˌæbəˈrɪdʒɪni] n (= indigenous person) → aborigène mf

aborigine

nUreinwohner(in) m(f)(Australiens), Australide m, → Australidin f

Aborigine

[ˌæbəˈrɪdʒɪnɪ] naborigeno/a d'Australia

aborigine

(ӕbəˈridʒini) noun
an original inhabitant of a country, especially of Australia.
ˌaboˈriginal adjective