indigenous meaning

EN[ɪnˈdɪdʒ.ɪ.nəs] [ɪnˈdɪdʒ.ən.əs]
  • Indigenous may refer to:
  • Indigenous (ecology), presence in a region as the result of only natural processes, with no human intervention
  • Indigenous (band), an American blues-rock band
  • Indigenous (horse), a Hong Kong racehorse
  • Indigenous (film), a 2014 film

    Definition of indigenous in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveSUF-genous
    1. (chiefly of living things) Born or engendered in, native to a land or region, especially before an intrusion.
      1. Innate, inborn.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • And for Fijian - to maintain the 0ld High Fijian exonorm, which has been the variety most frequently seen in print and uttered by officialdom, or to build on the indigenous Standard Fijian.
          • Mr. Morales spoke before thousands of supporters in downtown La Paz on Saturday, some of whom were waving the wiphala, a multicolored flag representing indigenous people in Bolivia.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
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        1. en indigenously
        2. en indigenousness
        3. en indigenous medicine
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of indigenous for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "indigenous" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective.
        Difficultness: Level 4
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 6
        Definite    ➨     Versatile