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in·di·gene(ĭn′dĭ-jēn′, -jən) or in·di·gen (-jən, -jĕn′)
One that is native or indigenous to an area.
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an indigenous person, animal, or thing; native
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a person or thing that is indigenous or native.
[1590–1600; < Middle French < Latin indigena a native]
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|Noun||1.||indigene - 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
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