1. indigenous

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈdɪdʒənəs'] originating where it is found.


  • endemic
  • autochthonous
  • autochthonic
  • autochthonal


  • adopted
  • nonnative
  • impure
  • epidemic


  • indigenus (Latin)
  • indi- (Latin)

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Rhymes with Indigenous

  • polygynous

How do you pronounce indigenous?

Pronounce indigenous as ˌɪnˈdɪʤənəs.

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Sentences with indigenous

1. Adjective
Visitors can learn about indigenous people and their traditions.

Quotes about indigenous

1. I didn't have any Indigenous friends until I was in my 30s, and I'll always remember and be inspired by the remarkable friendship I had with Connie Bush, an outstanding Indigenous leader from Groot Eylandt on who was on the National Women's Advisory Council with me.
- Quentin Bryce