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Overview of noun aboriginal

The noun aboriginal has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Aborigine, Abo, Aboriginal, native Australian, Australian Aborigine

(a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived)

2. native, indigen, indigene, aborigine, aboriginal

(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")


Overview of adj aboriginal

The adj aboriginal has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Aboriginal

(of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia; "an Aboriginal rite")

2. native, aboriginal

(characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia")

3. aboriginal, primal, primeval, primaeval, primordial

(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")

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