Definition of 'aboriginal'
- a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
Synonyms: Aborigine Abo native Australian Australian Aborigine
- of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia; "an Aboriginal rite"
- characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"
- having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
Synonyms: primal primeval primaeval primordial