indigene

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noun in·di·gene \ˈin-də-ˌjēn\

Definition of indigene

  1. :  native

Examples of indigene in a sentence

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

Variants of indigene

less commonly

indigen

play \-di-jən, -də-ˌjen\

Origin and Etymology of indigene

Latin indigena


First Known Use: 1598


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