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What does "Aboriginal" mean?


(a.) First; original; indigenous; primitive; native; as, the aboriginal tribes of America (a.) Of or pertaining to aborigines; as, a Hindoo of aboriginal blood (n.) An animal or a plant native to the region (n.) An original inhabitant of any land; one of the aborigines

Synonyms native, primal, primordial, early, primeval, aborigine, abo, primaeval, native australian, australian aborigine

Example: "Aboriginal forests" Example: "The aboriginal peoples of Australia"