nonindigenous

adjective non·in·dig·e·nous \ ˌnän-in-ˈdi-jə-nəs \
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of nonindigenous

: not produced, growing, living, or occurring naturally in a particular region or environment : not indigenous
  • nonindigenous plant species
  • nonindigenous music

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1855

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