Meaning of ABORIGINAL in English

ABORIGINAL

(~s)

1.

An Aboriginal is an Australian Aborigine.

He remained fascinated by the Aboriginals’ tales.

= Aborigine

N-COUNT

2.

Aboriginal means belonging or relating to the Australian Aborigines.

...Aboriginal art.

ADJ: ADJ n

3.

The ~ people or animals of a place are ones that have been there from the earliest known times or that were there before people or animals from other countries arrived.

= native, indigenous

ADJ: ADJ n

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