noun \ˈin-də-ˌjēn\

Definition of INDIGENE

:  native

Variants of INDIGENE

in·di·gene also in·di·gen \-di-jən, -də-ˌjen\

Examples of INDIGENE

  1. <the indigenes had not merely adapted to the harsh climate, but had in fact prospered in it>

Origin of INDIGENE

Latin indigena
First Known Use: 1598

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