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Definition of 'aboriginal'

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  1. a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
       Synonyms: Aborigine Abo native Australian Australian Aborigine


  1. of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia; "an Aboriginal rite"
  2. characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"
       Synonyms: native
       Antonyms: nonnative
  3. 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

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